digitalization

[dij-i-tl-uh-zey-shuhn]
noun Medicine/Medical.
1.
(in the treatment of heart disease) the administration of digitalis, usually in a regimen, to produce a desired physiological effect.
2.
the effect produced.

Origin:
1880–85; digitalize + -ation

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digitalize or digitalise (ˈdɪdʒɪtəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to administer digitoxin or digoxin to (a patient) for the treatment of certain heart disorders
2.  another word for digitize
 
digitalise or digitalise
 
vb
 
digitali'zation or digitalise
 
n
 
digitali'sation or digitalise
 
n

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digitalization dig·i·tal·i·za·tion (dĭj'ĭ-tl-ĭ-zā'shən)
n.
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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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.
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