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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devitalization

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thermofusion, devitalization, coagulation and cutting.
Specifically, this Government of Canada assistance will allow the Sherbrooke CEDC to develop and implement original solutions tailored to known devitalization issues, while providing the necessary support to foster the emergence and consolidation of businesses.
Although orchidectomy is not the standard of treatment in cases of haematocele and pyocele, long standing cases are often associated with atrophy and devitalization of the testes.
Until the 20th century, carious lesions were treated without anaesthesia, whereas pulpitis was treated with the use of devitalization methods which almost always was accompanied by pain and possible local or general complications [1].
The devitalization of group of muscles was carried out in the following order: First, the lower limbs, then the upper limbs, neck, face, and finally, the trunk.
Treating unerupted canines can present problems of devitalization, ankylosis, external root resorption, injury to adjacent teeth, and the need for re-exposure.
Although SARPE presents low morbidity, many complications have been reported including hemorrhage, gingival recession, injury to maxillary nerves, infection, pain, devitalization of teeth, sinus infection, and impingement on the palatal soft tissue, among others [16].
Methods of sterilization by filtration or autoclaving have been used for devitalization of the extracts containing peptides [4].
While the risk of nonunion and AVN are similarly high, especially in cases of significant displacement and devitalization of the femoral head [14], the alternative is acute hip arthroplasty.
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.