verb (used with object), far·a·dized, far·a·diz·ing. Medicine/Medical.
to stimulate or treat (muscles or nerves) with induced alternating electric current (distinguished from galvanize).
Origin of faradize
Related formsfar·a·di·za·tion, nounfar·a·diz·er, nounfar·a·dism, noun
From the French
dating back to 1860–65.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for faradism
Historical Examples of faradism
Faradization, or Faradism, the medical application of the induced currents which Faraday discovered in 1831.
As remarked in the chapter on Pollens, I have succeeded with the milder methods of rosin-weed, faradism and ichthyol.
Faradism is applied in the form just described, using a wire brush as an electrode to the areas of numbness and anæsthesia.
British Dictionary definitions for faradism
the therapeutic use of faradic currents
Derived Formsfaradization or faradisation, nounfaradizer or faradiser, noun
(tr) obsolete to treat (an organ or part) with faradic currents
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