Medical Dictionary


verb va·por·ize
va·por·ized also British va·por·isedva·por·iz·ing also British va·por·is·ing

Medical Definition of VAPORIZE

transitive verb
:  to convert from a liquid or solid into a vapor <vaporized plaque in an artery with laser treatment>
intransitive verb
:  to become vaporized
va·por·iz·able also British va·por·is·able \-ˌrī-zə-bəl\ adjective

Variants of VAPORIZE

va·por·ize also British va·por·ise \ˈvā-pə-ˌrīz\


July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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