curarization

curarize

[kyoo-rahr-ahyz, koo-, kyoor-uh-rahyz, koor-]
verb (used with object), curarized, curarizing.
to administer curare to, as in vivisection.
Also, especially British, curarise.


Origin:
1870–75; curar(e) + -ize

curarization, noun
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curarize or curarise (ˈkjʊərəˌraɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to paralyse or treat with curare
 
curarise or curarise
 
vb
 
curari'zation or curarise
 
n
 
curari'sation or curarise
 
n

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curarize v. cu·ra·rized, cu·ra·riz·ing, cu·ra·riz·es

  1. To poison with curare.

  2. To treat a person with curare so as to relax the skeletal muscles.


cu·ra'ri·za'tion (-rĭ-zā'shən) n.
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