to handle or accept as deserving of or appropriate formedical treatment.
- Also especially British, med·i·cal·ise .
- med·i·cal·i·za·tion, noun
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How to use medicalize in a sentence
He gets a couple of different diagnoses and the condition is medicalized.
Then she shifts to the dangers of trying to medicalize racism, which is not a medical phenomenon.The book ‘Viral BS’ offers a cure for medical myths and fake health news | Cori Vanchieri | May 3, 2021 | Science News
I am often dismayed at the many ways in which we medicalize a natural phenomenon that affects us all—aging.