Medicalize vs Unmedicalized - What's the difference?

medicalize | unmedicalized |


As a verb medicalize

is to make medical; to convert or reduce to a branch of medicine.

As an adjective unmedicalized is

not medicalized.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

medicalize

English

Alternative forms

* medicalise

Verb

(medicaliz)
  • To make medical; to convert or reduce to a branch of medicine.
  • * 1996 , Dion Farquhar, The Other Machine: Discourse and Reproductive Technologies
  • The sexual objectification and violation of women is made invisible because technological reproduction has turned medicalized pornography into education...
  • * 1999 , Judith Rooks, Charles S Mahan, Midwifery and Childbirth
  • Early in this century American obstetrics became committed to a path that has led to a highly medicalized approach to the care of women during pregnancy...
  • * 2004 , Leonore Tiefer, Sex is Not a Natural Act and Other Essays
  • ...sexual problems would have to be repackaged and medicalized .

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    unmedicalized

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not medicalized.