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digitalization

[dij-i-tl-uh-zey-shuh n] /ˌdɪdʒ ɪ tl əˈzeɪ ʃən/
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
1880-1885
1880-85; digitalize + -ation
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digitalizations in Medicine

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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