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atomize

transitive verb at·om·ize

Medical Definition of atomize

atomized or British atomised; atomizing or British atomising

  1. :  to convert to minute particles or to a fine spray <an atomized medicated powder>

atomization or British atomisation \ˌat-ə-mə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


Variants of atomize

or British atomise \ˈat-ə-ˌmīz\play

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