capacitate

verb ca·pac·i·tate \ kə-ˈpa-sə-ˌtāt \

Definition of capacitate

capacitated; capacitating
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 \

medical Definition of capacitate

capacitated; capacitating
: to cause (sperm) to undergo capacitation

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