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[dij-i-tl-uh-zey-shuh n] /ˌdɪdʒ ɪ tl əˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun, Medicine/Medical
(in the treatment of heart disease) the administration of digitalis, usually in a regimen, to produce a desired physiological effect.
the effect produced.
Origin of digitalization
1880-85; digitalize + -ation Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But the digitalization of education could have taken a more efficient approach.
  • In modern energy infrastructure, digitalization is necessary for smooth and efficient functioning.
  • Used to produce rapid digitalization in acute congestive heart failure.
digitalization in Medicine

digitalization dig·i·tal·i·za·tion (dĭj'ĭ-tl-ĭ-zā'shən)
The administration of digitalis by a dosage schedule until sufficient amounts are present in the body to produce the desired therapeutic effects.

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