curarize

verb
cu·​ra·​rize | \ kyu̇-ˈrär-ˌīz How to pronounce curarize (audio) , ku̇- \
curarized; curarizing

Definition of curarize

transitive verb

: to treat with curare

Other Words from curarize

curarization \ kyu̇-​ˌrär-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce curarization (audio) , ku̇-​ \ noun

First Known Use of curarize

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Curarize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/curarize. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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More Definitions for curarize

cu·​ra·​rize
variants: or British curarise \ -​ˈrär-​ˌīz How to pronounce curarise (audio) \
curarized or British curarised; curarizing or British curarising

Medical Definition of curarize

: to treat with curare

Other Words from curarize

curarization or British curarisation \ -​ˌrär-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce curarisation (audio) \ noun

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