Definition of Devitalization

1. Noun. The act of reducing the vitality of something.

Exact synonyms: Devitalisation
Generic synonyms: Decrease, Diminution, Reduction, Step-down
Derivative terms: Devitalise, Devitalize



Definition of Devitalization

1. Noun. The act of devitalizing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Devitalization

1. 1. Deprivation of vitality or of vital properties. 2. In dentistry, the process by which tooth pulp is destroyed; e.g., by chemical means, by infection, or by extirpation. (05 Mar 2000)

Devitalization Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Devitalization Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Devitalization

deviser
devisers
devises
devising
devision
devisions
devisor
devisors
devitable
devitalisation
devitalise
devitalised
devitalised tooth
devitalization (current term)
devitalize
devitalized
devitalizes
devitalizing
devitation
devitations
devitellinized
devitrification
devitrifications
devitrified
devitrifies
devitrify
devitrifying
devive

Literary usage of Devitalization

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Practical treatise on artificial crown- and bridge-work by George Evans (1896)
"devitalization OF THE PULP. IN preparation for crown-work two methods of ... devitalization of the pulp as just described is practicable only in teeth in ..."

2. Oral Abscesses by Kurt Hermann Thoma (1916)
"Prosthetic appliances should be constructed which do not require devitalization of healthy teeth, and our efforts should be in the direction of devising ..."

3. Glimpses of the Ages: Or, The "superior" and "inferior" Races, So-called by Theophilus E. Samuel Scholes (1908)
"... the Effects of Britain's Present Policy (a) DEMORALIZATION AND devitalization EQUALLY as important'are the effects of Britain's change of policy ..."

4. Œdema and Nephritis: A Critical, Experimental and Clinical Study of the by Martin Fischer (1921)
"With the half crown, the upper tooth structure does not have to be destroyed, and, maybe even with the inlay, no devitalization of the tooth pulp may have ..."

5. The Practical Dentist (1890)
"PAINLESS devitalization OP PULP. Dr. Shattuck's plan is to take arsenious acid, put it into an ounce vial and pour creosote on the arsenic—a little more ..."

6. Glimpses of the Ages: Or, The "superior" and "inferior" Races, So Called by Theophilus E. Samuel Scholes (1908)
"... the Effects of Britain's Present Policy (a) DEMORALIZATION AND devitalization EQUALLY as important are the effects of Britain's change of policy ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Devitalization

Search for Devitalization on Dictionary.com!Search for Devitalization on Thesaurus.com!Search for Devitalization on Google!Search for Devitalization on Wikipedia!

Search