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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.

devitalize

(diːˈvaɪtəˌlaɪz) or

devitalise

vb
(tr) to lower or destroy the vitality of; make weak or lifeless: the war devitalized the economy.
deˌvitaliˈzation, deˌvitaliˈsation n

de•vi•tal•ize

(diˈvaɪt lˌaɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to deprive of vitality or vital properties; weaken.
[1840–50]
de•vi`tal•i•za′tion, n.

devitalize


Past participle: devitalized
Gerund: devitalizing

Imperative
devitalize
devitalize
Present
I devitalize
you devitalize
he/she/it devitalizes
we devitalize
you devitalize
they devitalize
Preterite
I devitalized
you devitalized
he/she/it devitalized
we devitalized
you devitalized
they devitalized
Present Continuous
I am devitalizing
you are devitalizing
he/she/it is devitalizing
we are devitalizing
you are devitalizing
they are devitalizing
Present Perfect
I have devitalized
you have devitalized
he/she/it has devitalized
we have devitalized
you have devitalized
they have devitalized
Past Continuous
I was devitalizing
you were devitalizing
he/she/it was devitalizing
we were devitalizing
you were devitalizing
they were devitalizing
Past Perfect
I had devitalized
you had devitalized
he/she/it had devitalized
we had devitalized
you had devitalized
they had devitalized
Future
I will devitalize
you will devitalize
he/she/it will devitalize
we will devitalize
you will devitalize
they will devitalize
Future Perfect
I will have devitalized
you will have devitalized
he/she/it will have devitalized
we will have devitalized
you will have devitalized
they will have devitalized
Future Continuous
I will be devitalizing
you will be devitalizing
he/she/it will be devitalizing
we will be devitalizing
you will be devitalizing
they will be devitalizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been devitalizing
you have been devitalizing
he/she/it has been devitalizing
we have been devitalizing
you have been devitalizing
they have been devitalizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been devitalizing
you will have been devitalizing
he/she/it will have been devitalizing
we will have been devitalizing
you will have been devitalizing
they will have been devitalizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been devitalizing
you had been devitalizing
he/she/it had been devitalizing
we had been devitalizing
you had been devitalizing
they had been devitalizing
Conditional
I would devitalize
you would devitalize
he/she/it would devitalize
we would devitalize
you would devitalize
they would devitalize
Past Conditional
I would have devitalized
you would have devitalized
he/she/it would have devitalized
we would have devitalized
you would have devitalized
they would have devitalized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.devitalize - sap of life or energy; "The recession devitalized the economy"
eviscerate - take away a vital or essential part of; "the compromise among the parties eviscerated the bill that had been proposed"
weaken - lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body"
vitalise, vitalize - make more lively or vigorous; "The treatment at the spa vitalized the old man"

devitalize

verb
To lessen or deplete the nerve, energy, or strength of:
Translations

devitalize

[diːˈvaɪtəlaɪz] VTprivar de vitalidad

devitalize

vtschwächen

devitalize

[diːˈvaɪtəˌlaɪz] vtdevitalizzare

de·vi·tal·ize

vt. desvitalizar, debilitar, privar de la fuerza vital.
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The teen underwent 'open reduction and internal fixation of the fracture, dental extraction, and debridement of devitalized tissue,' according to Russell.
Managing dog bite is challenging because injuries are not straight forward, and wound is contaminated with dog's saliva, dust, foreign body and devitalized tissue.
The rationale for NPWT with saline is that it not only removes devitalized tissue but also removes dirt and bacteria6.
Except for the melanotic stool, these indicators are not pathognomonic.3,4 Doppler ultrasonography, angiography or scintigraphy may demonstrate the vascular occlusion, but this is not a mystery.5 If there is no contraindication, sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy is a unique method to identify the mucosal viability.6 Endoscopic signs of bowel gangrene include devitalized brown-black mucosa and gangrenous blood-stained effluent.5,6 In surgery, bowel gangrene is easily diagnosed by means of a brown-black bowel segment.8
Debridement removes the devitalized or dead/contaminated tissue, any foreign material from a wound which is useful to diminish the attack of toxins, microbes and other substances which inhibit healing.
On evaluation of the little finger amputate under microscope, following debridement of the devitalized structures to the healthy tissue, the vascular and neural structures were found to be intact and it was determined that it could be used as an amputated part instead of the ring finger according to its length and it may be functionally and cosmetically acceptable.
Necrotic and devitalized tissues were debrided and the area was flushed copiously with sterile saline.
High-kinetic-energy shotgun wounds lead to large amounts of devitalized and contaminated tissues that have a high risk of infection.
The small intestine transfers the devitalized bacterial bodies to all body.
In such ischemic fingers, the dressing should be opened immediately and devitalized tissues should be debrided and viable tissues should be protected as much as possible.
A digital thermocouple was fixed within the pulp chamber, and the same teeth were used as vital specimens (irrigating with water at 37[degrees]C to simulate the effect of intrapulpal blood circulation) and devitalized specimens (without irrigation), thereby facilitating the comparison of the effect of irrigation.
In her book Arun Kolatkar and Literary Modernism in India: Moving Lines (2014), scholar Laetitia Zecchini writes about the modern poet's celebration of the regenerative capacity of objects, stating that things are never "definitely devitalized or restricted to one purpose" and "can be recreated and 'begin again' after they have been 'used,' cast off, or destroyed."