Definition of devitalize
: to deprive of life, vigor, or effectiveness
devitalizationplay \-ˌvī-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
Examples of devitalize in a Sentence
overuse has devitalized many a once-striking figure of speech
she was devitalized by the infection
Recent Examples of devitalize from the Web
His lip was completely destroyed with multiple linear lacerations, jagged lacerations, devitalized tissue, denervated tissue with a 12 cm laceration in multiple pieces of the entire left upper lift, the mucosal surface, and orbicularis.
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First Known Use of devitalize
Medical Definition of devitalize
: to deprive of life or vitality: asa: to refine (as foodstuffs) to the point that essential or desirable constituents are lostb: to subject (a tooth or its pulp) to devitalization
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