[ dij-i-tl-uh-zey-shuh n ]
/ ˌdɪdʒ ɪ tl əˈzeɪ ʃən /

noun Medicine/Medical.

(in the treatment of heart disease) the administration of digitalis, usually in a regimen, to produce a desired physiological effect.
the effect produced.

Origin of digitalization

First recorded in 1880–85; digitalize + -ation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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[ dĭj′ĭ-tl-ĭ-zāshən ]


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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