focalize

verb fo·cal·ize \ ˈfō-kə-ˌlīz \

Definition of focalize

focalized; focalizing
transitive verb
1 :to bring to a focus
intransitive verb
1 :to come to a focus :concentrate

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 play \ˈfō-kə-ˌlīz\

medical Definition of focalize

focalized or British focalised; focalizing or British focalising
transitive verb
:to confine to a limited area
  • the ability to focalize a coccidioidal infection
  • Journal of the American Medical Association
intransitive verb
: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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