listerizing

Listerize

[lis-tuh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), Listerized, Listerizing.
to treat (a patient, disease, etc.) using the methods of Joseph Lister.
Also, especially British, Listerise.


Origin:
1900–05; Lister + -ize

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