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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Note the complete devitalization of digits 1-3 of the left foot and sloughing of the skin of the distal foot.
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Pulpotomy procedures may be classified by treatment objectives: devitalization, preservation or regeneration [Ranly, 1994].
A large dog can exert more than 450 psi of pressure with its jaws, causing significant injury and tissue devitalization to a bite area.
The earliest events in calcification of bioprosthetic tissues are hypothesized to result from glutaraldehyde (GA) induced cellular devitalization, leading to disruption of cellular calcium regulation (3).
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That faith made them skeptical about the self-congratulatory euphoria of the post-war period; it led them to assume a prophetic stance to warn their neighbors against the devitalization that attended the rampant consumerism and scientism of their age.
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