Medical Dictionary

intensify

verb in·ten·si·fy \in-ˈten(t)-sə-ˌfī\
in·ten·si·fiedin·ten·si·fy·ing

Medical Definition of INTENSIFY

transitive verb
1
:  to make intense or more intensive
2
a :  to increase the density and contrast of (a photographic image) by special treatment b :  to make more acute <use of illicit drugs intensified the patient's condition>
intransitive verb
:  to become intense or more intensive :  grow stronger or more acute <the sore throat, headache, and fever intensified as the disease progressed>
in·ten·si·fi·ca·tion \-ˌten(t)s-(ə-)fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
April 24, 2015
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