focalize

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verb fo·cal·ize \ˈfō-kə-ˌlīz\

Definition of focalize

focalized

;

focalizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to bring to a focus

  3. 2 :  localize

  4. intransitive verb
  5. 1 :  to come to a focus :  concentrate

  6. 2 :  localize

focalization

play \ˌfō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of focalize

1804


Medical Dictionary

focalize

verb fo·cal·ize
variants: or British

focalise

\ˈfō-kə-ˌlīz\play

Medical Definition of focalize

focalized

or British

focalised

;

focalizing

or British

focalising

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to confine to a limited area the ability to focalize a coccidioidal infection—Journal of the American Medical Association

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become confined to a limited area pullorum disease commonly focalizes in the adult bird's ovary

focalization

or British

focalisation

\ˌfō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən\play noun

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