electrocauterization

electrocauterization
Cauterization by passage of high-frequency current through tissue or by a metal device that has been electrically heated.

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elec·tro·cau·ter·iza·tion or Brit elec·tro·cau·ter·isa·tion -.kȯt-ə-rə-'zā-shən n ELECTROCAUTERY (2)

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elec·tro·cau·ter·i·za·tion (e-lek″tro-kaw″tər-ĭ-zaґshən) electrocautery (def. 2).

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