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medicalize

[med-i-kuh-lahyz] /ˈmɛd ɪ kəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), medicalized, medicalizing.
1.
to handle or accept as deserving of or appropriate for medical treatment.
Also, especially British, medicalise.
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medicalization, noun
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