[dij-i-tl-uh-zey-shuh n]
noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. (in the treatment of heart disease) the administration of digitalis, usually in a regimen, to produce a desired physiological effect.
  2. the effect produced.

Origin of digitalization

First recorded in 1880–85; digitalize + -ation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. The administration of digitalis by a dosage schedule until sufficient amounts are present in the body to produce the desired therapeutic effects.
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