focalize

verb fo·cal·ize \ ˈfō-kə-ˌlīz \

Definition of focalize

focalized; focalizing
1 : to bring to a focus
2 : localize
1 : to come to a focus : concentrate
2 : localize

focalization

play \ˌfō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of focalize

1804

in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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focalize

verb fo·cal·ize
variants: or British focalise play \ˈfō-kə-ˌlīz\

medical Definition of focalize

focalized or British focalised; focalizing or British focalising
: to confine to a limited area
  • the ability to focalize a coccidioidal infection
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
: to become confined to a limited area
  • pullorum disease commonly focalizes in the adult bird's ovary

focalization

or British focalisation play \ˌfō-kə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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