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Incorrect use of devitalizing agents is related to secondary pain, the drug filtering into the marginal periodontium, and irritation and inflammation of the periapical tissue.
This scheme died aborning--the triumph of experience over hope--and doubtless we should be grateful that Haiti never got to exercise on him the devitalizing charm with which Mexico seduced Malcolm Lowry.
The technical rationality, by eliminating the subjective elements of the work process, affects the quality of health care, devitalizing the relation between professionals and users (Monteiro & Figueiredo, 2009).
Leschetizky teaches his pupils to save their bodies fatigue by devitalizing (that is the word he uses) the muscles not called into play.