from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Selective destruction of tissue by use of chemicals, as for removing malignant skin lesions.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. the selective destruction of diseased or malignant tissue by means of chemical substances; used especially in the treatment of the skin
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- n. use of chemical to destroy diseased or malignant tissue; used in treatment of skin cancer
chemo- + surgery (Wiktionary)