Mohs chemosurgery surgery (micrographic surgery technique)

Mohs chemosurgery surgery (micrographic surgery technique)
(mōz) [Frederic Edward Mohs, American surgeon, 1910–2002] see under chemosurgery and surgery.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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