Cauterization

The process of burning a part with an instrument or other agent.
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Cauterization

Cauterization: The use of heat to destroy abnormal cells. Also called diathermy or electrodiathermy.
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Cauterization

Cau`ter·i·za'tion noun [ Confer French cautèrisation .] (Medicine) The act of searing some morbid part by the application of a cautery or caustic; also, the effect of such application.
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cauterization

The use of heat to destroy abnormal cells. Also called diathermy or electrodiathermy. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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cauterization

(kaw″tәr-ĭ-za´shәn) destruction of tissue with a hot or cold instrument, electric current, caustic substance, or other agent. Called also cautery.
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Cauterization

• (n.) The act of searing some morbid part by the application of a cautery or caustic; also, the effect of such application.
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cauterization

cauterization The use of a cautery or caustic agent to medically or to surgically treat a lesion or to stop bleeding. Cauterization is the burning of the body to remove or close a part of it. It is sometimes done for medical reasons, to treat some kind of wound in an area, for example. The main form of cauterization is electrocautery. In the past...
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cauterization

Type: Term Pronunciation: kaw′ter-ī-zā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The act of cauterizing.
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cauterization

In medicine, the use of special instruments to burn or fuse small areas of body tissue to destroy dead cells, prevent the spread of infection, or seal tiny blood vessels to minimize blood loss during surgery
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Cauterization

The medical practice or technique of cauterization is the burning of part of a body to remove or close off a part of it in a process called cautery, which destroys some tissue, in an attempt to mitigate damage, remove an undesired growth, or minimize other potential medical harmful possibilities such as infections, when antibiotics are not availab...
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