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depolarize

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verb de·po·lar·ize \(ˌ)dē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz\

Definition of depolarize

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cause to become partially or wholly unpolarized

  3. 2 :  to prevent or remove polarization of (as a dry cell or cell membrane)

de·po·lar·i·za·tion play \(ˌ)dē-ˌpō-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
de·po·lar·iz·er play \(ˌ)dē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrī-zər\ noun


1818

First Known Use of depolarize

1818

Rhymes with depolarize

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Medical Dictionary

depolarize

transitive verb de·po·lar·ize

Medical Definition of depolarize

de·po·lar·ized or British de·po·lar·isedde·po·lar·iz·ing or British de·po·lar·is·ing

  1. :  to subject (as a plasma membrane) to depolarization

  2. de·po·lar·iz·er or British de·po·lar·is·er \-ˌrī-zər\play noun



Variants of depolarize

or British de·po·lar·ise \(ˈ)dē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz\play

Learn More about depolarize

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "depolarize"


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