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1rare with object Chiefly Surgery. To treat with adrenaline. Now rare.
2no object To produce adrenaline; to become stressed, excited, or energized.
3with object To rouse into activity; to stir up, excite, energize.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Laryngoscope. From adrenal- + -ize.
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