Listerize

[ lis-tuh-rahyz ]
/ ˈlɪs təˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), Lis·ter·ized, Lis·ter·iz·ing.

to treat (a patient, disease, etc.) using the methods of Joseph Lister.

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Also especially British, Lis·ter·ise .

Origin of Listerize

First recorded in 1900–05; Lister + -ize
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