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deodorize

transitive verb de·odor·ize

Medical Definition of deodorize

deodorized or British deodorised; deodorizing or British deodorising

  1. :  to eliminate or prevent the offensive odor of

deodorization or British deodorisation \-ˌōd-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play noun
deodorizer or British deodoriser noun


Variants of deodorize

or British deodorise \dē-ˈōd-ə-ˌrīz\play


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