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narcotize

 [nahr´ko-tīz]
to put under the influence of a narcotic.

narcotize

/nar·co·tize/ (nahr´ko-tīz) to put under the influence of a narcotic.

narcotize

(när′kə-tīz′)
tr.v. narco·tized, narco·tizing, narco·tizes
1. To place under the influence of a narcotic.
2. To put to sleep; lull.
3. To dull; deaden.

nar′co·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.

narcotize

[när′kətiz]
to subject to the influence of narcotics.

narcotize (när´kōtīz),

v to render unconscious by use of narcotics.

narcotize

to put under the influence of a narcotic.
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In taking his title from the lexicon of science, he makes clear that he seeks to engage the techno-capitalist world machine using its own language, its own tools, and its own methods of operation--yet without succumbing to the narcotizing fetishism of technophilia.
More recently toxins and narcotizing agents have been described from the hypobranchial gland such as serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine), murexine (urocanylcholine), choline ester and biogenic amines (Erspamer 1946, 1952; Erspamer & Benati 1953, Whittaker 1960, Malaszkiewicz 1967, Huang & Mir 1971, Andrews et al.
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