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tr.v. dig·i·tal·ized, dig·i·tal·iz·ing, dig·i·tal·iz·es
1. To administer digitalis in a dosage sufficient to achieve the maximum therapeutic effect without producing toxic symptoms.
2. To digitize.
dig′i·tal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
1. (Pharmacology) to administer digitoxin or digoxin to (a patient) for the treatment of certain heart disorders
2. (Computer Science) another word for digitize
ˌdigitaliˈzation, ˌdigitaliˈsation n
dig•i•tal•ize(ˈdɪdʒ ɪ tlˌaɪz, ˌdɪdʒ ɪˈtæl aɪz)
v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to treat with a regimen of digitalis so as to achieve or maintain adequate pumping action of the heart.
2. to digitize.
Past participle: digitalized
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|Verb||1.||digitalize - put into digital form, as for use in a computer; "he bought a device to digitize the data"|
|2.||digitalize - administer digitalis such that the patient benefits maximally without getting adverse effects|
practice of medicine, medicine - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries; "he studied medicine at Harvard"