- to stimulate or treat (muscles or nerves) with induced alternating electric current (distinguished from galvanize).
Origin of faradize
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Examples from the Web for faradization
Faradization, or Faradism, the medical application of the induced currents which Faraday discovered in 1831.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
Galvanization or faradization of the affected parts may also be employed, and with, occasionally, beneficial effect.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin
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Faradization has produced a temporary relief, but no permanent improvement.
- (tr) obsolete to treat (an organ or part) with faradic currents
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