Definition of devitalize in English:


Line breaks: de|vi¦tal|ize
Pronunciation: /diːˈvʌɪt(ə)lʌɪz
(also devitalise)


[with object] (usually as adjective devitalized)



Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
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  • We lack too much of that and it would seem to lie at the root of the devitalisation of the major political parties.
  • Although it allowed for precise mapping and removal of skin cancers, the fixative applied during the procedure was extremely painful due to the epidermal devitalization associated with the fixation.
  • The cause of this failure remains unknown, but one speculation is that closure of the bronchus by the staple device was too tight and may have caused devitalization and devascularization of the bronchial stump.

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