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medicalize
American English: /ˈmɛdəkəˌlaɪz/
British English: /ˈmɛdɪk(ə)lʌɪz/

Translation of medicalize in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (childbirth/aging)
    ver como un problema médico
    Example sentences
    • According to Illich, doctors had medicalized various aspects of life, including ageing, death, pain, patients' expectations, and healing and preventive therapies.
    • Hence the tendency to medicalise it, treat it as a health problem.
    • His comments prompt questions about whether raising awareness of social anxiety disorder may in fact be medicalising shyness.

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