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curarize

[ kyoo-rahr-ahyz, koo-, kyoor-uh-rahyz, koor- ]
/ ky蕣藞r蓱r a瑟z, k蕣-, 藞ky蕣蓹r 蓹藢ra瑟z, 藞k蕣蓹r- /
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verb (used with object), cu路ra路rized, cu路ra路riz路ing.
to administer curare to, as in vivisection.
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Also especially British, cu路ra路rise .

Origin of curarize

First recorded in 1870鈥75; curar(e) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM curarize

cu路ra路ri路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for curarize

curarize

curarise

/ (藞kj蕣蓹r蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to paralyse or treat with curare

Derived forms of curarize

curarization or curarisation, noun
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Medical definitions for curarize

curarize
[ ku-r盲r墨z鈥, kyu- ]

v.
To poison with curare.
To treat a person with curare so as to relax the skeletal muscles.

Other words from curarize

cu鈥a鈥瞨i鈥ation (-r沫-z膩sh蓹n) n.
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