devitalization


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de·vi·tal·ize

 (dē-vīt′l-īz′)
tr.v. de·vi·tal·ized, de·vi·tal·iz·ing, de·vi·tal·iz·es
To diminish or destroy the strength or vitality of.

de·vit′al·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.devitalization - the act of reducing the vitality of something
reduction, step-down, diminution, decrease - the act of decreasing or reducing something

devitalization

noun
The depletion or sapping of strength or energy:
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The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has flagged the use of arsenic for tooth devitalization as inadvisable [12].
Pathologic changes such as impaction, malpositioning, aplasia, malformation and devitalization of adjacent teeth are associated with 70% of odontomas (13).
10) Endoscopic techniques have the potential benefits of shorter operative times, less risk of bone fragment devitalization, and avoiding the removal of all sinus mucosa in extensively pneumatized frontal sinuses in the acute setting.
Because of the concern for secondary bacterial infection and devitalization of the digit, amputation at the level of the stifle was recommended.
Reconstruction using the autologous neoplastic bone requires devitalization that can be achieved by autoclaving, pasteurizing, or irradiation of the bone.
Patients with wound dirt and devitalization, associated neurovascular compromise, bony injury or multiple trauma were excluded from the study.
In the above case, the wound was closed on same day of presentation as degree of contamination and extent of devitalization of the tissue was less.
Avoids extensive soft tissue dissection, periosteal stripping and devitalization of bone fragments in comminuted and segmental fractures thereby minimizing the chances of nonunion and morbidity.
Higher devitalization is negatively correlated with budgeting use of performance information, but only at the 10% level (p < 0.
In contrast, suppression of transgelin 2 by siRNA immensely augmentd PTEN expression, resulting in the devitalization of PI3 K/Akt pathway and revitalite of mitochondrial apoptosis pathway.