capacitate

verb
ca·​pac·​i·​tate | \ kə-ˈpa-sə-ˌtāt \
capacitated; capacitating

Definition of capacitate

transitive verb

1 archaic : to make capable
2 : to cause (sperm) to undergo capacitation

First Known Use of capacitate

1657, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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capacitate

transitive verb
ca·​pac·​i·​tate | \ -ə-ˌtāt \
capacitated; capacitating

Medical Definition of capacitate

: to cause (sperm) to undergo capacitation

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