devitalize


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to lessen or deplete the nerve, energy, or strength of

Synonyms for devitalize

sap of life or energy

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Merely moving organs around may subtly traumatize them and in some way devitalize them and allow adhesion formation to occur," he said in an interview.
Embolotherapy is the therapeutic introduction of various biocompatible substances into a patient's circulatory system to occlude a blood vessel, either to arrest or prevent hemorrhaging or to devitalize the structure or organ by occluding its blood supply.
Embolotherapy is the therapeutic introduction of various substances into a patient's circulatory system to occlude blood vessels, either to arrest or prevent hemorrhaging or to devitalize a structure or organ by occluding its blood supply.
Moreover, standards-driven accountability deemphasizes and devitalizes important intellectual and aesthetic faculties such as art, music, poetry, and creative writing.
Refining Destroys and Devitalizes Most of Foods' Goodness:Healthy unsaturated fatty acids--high in food value--are lost during the milling process.
The shift of focus from the spoken word and habits of auditory synthesis to the alphabeticized written word and visual synthesis (actuality is measured by picturability) devitalizes the universe, weakens the sense of presence in man's life-world, and in doing so tends to render this world profane, to make it an agglomeration of things" (p.