porphyrize

[pawr-fuh-rahyz]

verb (used with object), por·phy·rized, por·phy·riz·ing.

to subject to porphyrization.

Also especially British, por·phy·rise.

Origin of porphyrize

First recorded in 1740–50; porphyr(y) + -ize
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