digitalization
noun Etymology: digitalis Date: circa 1882 the administration of digitalis until the desired physiological adjustment is attained; also the bodily state so produced

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • digitalization — n. 1. the administration of digitalis for the treatment of certain heart disorders. Syn: digitalisation. [WordNet 1.5] 2. the effect produced by the administraation of dititalis. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • digitalization — (Amer.) n. (Medicine) treatment of heart disease with digitalis (heart stimulant); result of treatment with digitalis (also digitalisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • digitalization — Administration of digitalis by any one of a number of schedules until sufficient amounts are present in the body to produce the desired therapeutic effects. * * * dig·i·ta·li·za·tion also Brit dig·i·ta·li·sa·tion .dij ət əl ə zā shən n the… …   Medical dictionary

  • digitalization — digitalize UK US (UK also digitalise) /ˈdɪdʒɪtəlaɪz/ verb [T] IT ► DIGITIZE(Cf. ↑digitize) digitalization (UK also digitalisation) noun [U] ► …   Financial and business terms

  • digitalization — n. the administration of a derivative of digitalis to a patient with heart failure until the optimum level has been reached in the heart tissues. At this stage the control of heart failure should be adequate and there should be few side effects.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • digitalization — skaitmeninimas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis ↑Tolydžiojo dydžio pavertimas ↑skaitmeniniu dydžiu. Dar vartojama diskretinimas. atitikmenys: angl. digitalization ryšiai: dar žiūrėk – skaitmeninis dydis dar žiūrėk – tolydusis dydis… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • digitalization — /dij i tl euh zay sheuhn/, n. Med. 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. [1880 85; DIGITALIZE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • digitalization — noun The act or process of converting from analog to digital See Also: digitization …   Wiktionary

  • digitalization — dig·i·tal·i·za·tion …   English syllables

  • digitalization — noun the administration of digitalis for the treatment of certain heart disorders (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑digitalisation • Derivationally related forms: ↑digitalize • Hypernyms: ↑medical care, ↑medical aid …   Useful english dictionary

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