to cause a chemical reaction to continue more quickly by calling the reactants with another compound as moisture catalyzes the oxidation of iron in air
- modification by catalysis or cause to catalyze
1890, back-formation from catalysis on type of analyze/analysis. Relevant: Catalyzed; catalyzing. Most likely affected by French catalyser (1842).
He'd have to catalyze his healing with adrenaline and other drugs.