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intensify

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verb in·ten·si·fy \in-ˈten(t)-sə-ˌfī\

Medical Definition of intensify

intensified; intensifying

  1. 1

  2. transitive verb

  3. :  to make intense or more intensive

  4. 2a:  to increase the density and contrast of (a photographic image) by special treatmentb:  to make more acute <use of illicit drugs intensified the patient's condition>

  5. intransitive verb

  6. :  to become intense or more intensive :  grow stronger or more acute <the sore throat, headache, and fever intensified as the disease progressed>

intensification \-ˌten(t)s-(ə-)fə-ˈkā-shən\play noun




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