[ far-uh-dahyz ]
/ ˈfær əˌdaɪz /
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).
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OTHER WORDS FROM faradizefar·a·di·za·tion, nounfar·a·diz·er, nounfar·a·dism, noun
Words nearby faradize
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British Dictionary definitions for faradize
/ (ˈfærəˌdaɪz) /
(tr) obsolete to treat (an organ or part) with faradic currents
Derived forms of faradizefaradization or faradisation, nounfaradizer or faradiser, noun
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