[ ik-steer-ee-uh-rahyz ]
/ ɪkˈstɪər i əˌraɪz /
verb (used with object), ex·te·ri·or·ized, ex·te·ri·or·iz·ing.
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Also especially British, ex·te·ri·or·ise .
OTHER WORDS FROM exteriorizeex·te·ri·or·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for exteriorize
/ (ɪkˈstɪərɪəˌraɪz) /
surgery to expose (an attached organ or part) outside a body cavity, esp in order to remove it from an operating area
another word for externalize
Derived forms of exteriorizeexteriorization or exteriorisation, noun
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Medical definitions for exteriorize
[ ĭk-stîr′ē-ə-rīz′ ]
To turn outward; externalize.
To direct a patient's interest, thoughts, or feelings into a channel leading outside himself or herself.
To expose an internal organ temporarily for observation, or permanently for physiological experiment or surgery.
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