micronize


mi·cron·ize

verb \ˈmī-krə-ˌnīz\
mi·cron·izedmi·cron·iz·ing

Definition of MICRONIZE

transitive verb
:  to pulverize especially into particles a few micrometers in diameter

Origin of MICRONIZE

micron
First Known Use: 1940

mi·cron·ize

transitive verb    (Medical Dictionary)
mi·cron·ized also British mi·cron·isedmi·cron·iz·ing also British mi·cron·is·ing

Medical Definition of MICRONIZE

: to pulverize extremely fine; especially : to pulverize into particles a few microns in diameter <micronized graphite> <micronized penicillin>
mi·cron·iza·tion also British mi·cron·isa·tion \ˌmī-krə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Variants of MICRONIZE

mi·cron·ize also British mi·cron·ise \ˈmī-krə-ˌnīz\

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