devitalization


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de·vi·tal·i·za·tion

(dē-vi'tăl-i-zā'shŭn),
1. Deprivation of vitality or of vital properties.
2. In dentistry, the process by which tooth pulp is destroyed; for example, by chemical means, by infection, or by extirpation.

devitalization

Dentistry The destruction of the pulp in tooth root

devitalize

(dē-vīt′ăl-īz″) [ de- + vital]
1. To destroy or lose vitality; make or become lifeless.
2. In biology, to deprive of a normal supply of nutrients and oxygen.
3. In dentistry, to destroy the vitality of a tooth or the pulp of a tooth. devitalization (-vīt″ăl-ĭ-zā′shŏn) devitalized (-īzd″), adjective

de·vi·tal·i·za·tion

(dē-vītăl-ī-zāshŭn)
1. In dentistry, process by which tooth pulp is destroyed; e.g., by chemical means, by infection, or by extirpation.
2. Deprivation of vitality or of vital properties.
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Due to economic destructuring (industrial relocation, demographic devitalization, gentrification), the centrality of certain repertoires of collective action has become obsolete.
The Bush Administration presided over the devitalization of the Reagan Revolution.
In Montreal, boroughs such as Rosemont, Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, and the Sud-Ouest, facing devitalization since the economic crisis of the 1970s, illustrate this situation.
Muscle devitalization in high-energy missile wounds, and its dependence on energy transfer.
Formocresol and glutaraldehyde are associated with pulp devitalization and fixation due to cross-linkages with pulp protein [s-Gravenmade, 1975].
Multiple extremity and pelvic fractures are often present in patients with polytrauma and immediate stabilization of these injuries using internal fixation would require prolonged anesthesia, surgical time, soft tissue and bony devitalization, and blood loss.
Ils s'interessent davantage a l'aspect communautaire de la devitalization economique qui resulte d'une fermeture d'usine.