devitalization

noun
de·​vi·​tal·​iza·​tion
variants: or British devitalisation \ (ˌ)dē-​ˌvīt-​ᵊl-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce devitalisation (audio) \

Medical Definition of devitalization

1 : an act of devitalizing especially : destruction and usually removal of the pulp from a tooth
2 : the condition of being devitalized

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“Devitalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/devitalization. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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