Definition of Devitalisation
1. Noun. The act of reducing the vitality of something.
Generic synonyms: Decrease, Diminution, Reduction, Step-down
Derivative terms: Devitalise, Devitalize
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Devitalisation
Literary usage of Devitalisation
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of the British Dental Association by British Dental Association (1899)
"Mr. RUSHTON : I wish Mr. Coysh were here to receive the congratulations of those who are glad that he has advocated devitalisation rather than pulp- ..."
2. Australian Journal of Dentistry by Australian Dental Association (1905)
"... to those I have already quoted, and it would ensure due payment for root fillings, where devitalisation was necessary, for dressings and pulp cappings, ..."
3. The Clinical Journal (1900)
"There was also devitalisation pro duced by the anaesthetic itself. He remembered verv distinctly two cases which had occurred in his practice quite recently ..."
4. Chronic Traumatic Osteomyelitis: Its Pathology and Treatment by James Renfrew White (1919)
"Hence it may arise : from direct devitalisation by trauma, by chemical or by bacterial action ; indirectly from interference with the nutrition of the ..."
5. Odontalgia, commonly called tooth-ache: Its Causes, Prevention, and Cure by S. Parsons Shaw (1868)
"Hence it follows that, while the inflammation of the pulp necessarily involves its own devitalisation and likewise the devi- talisation of the enamel and ..."