electrocautery love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cautery heated by an electric current.
  • noun The cauterization of tissue by such an instrument.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In surgery, cauterizing by means of a platinum wire heated by the passage of a current of electricity; the instrument used.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun cauterization by the use of an instrument heated by electricity; electrocauterization
  • noun such an instrument

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun application of a needle heated by an electric current to destroy tissue (as to remove warts)

Etymologies

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electro- +‎ cautery

Examples

  • Makary and colleagues also recommend "sharpless" surgery, which includes using nonsharp alternatives such as electrocautery cutting frequencies instead of a knife and applying skin glue rather than using suture closure.

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  • I prefer to use electrocautery to sculpt the growth off.

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  • I prefer to use electrocautery to sculpt the growth off.

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  • Dermabrasion, a technique to vaporize the skin by way of electrocautery or ablative lasers such as CO2 or erbium: YAG lasers, can remove raised scars.

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  • Dermabrasion, a technique to vaporize the skin by way of electrocautery or ablative lasers such as CO2 or erbium: YAG lasers, can remove raised scars.

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  • Dermabrasion, a technique to vaporize the skin by way of electrocautery or ablative lasers such as CO2 or erbium: YAG lasers, can remove raised scars.

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  • Dermabrasion is another procedure that works well for all scars by sculpting a raised mark flat using electrocautery, mechanical dermabrasion, or a resurfacing laser such as CO2 or erbium: YAG see “The Problem: A Scar” on page 236.

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  • Dermabrasion is another procedure that works well for all scars by sculpting a raised mark flat using electrocautery, mechanical dermabrasion, or a resurfacing laser such as CO2 or erbium: YAG see “The Problem: A Scar” on page 236.

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  • Another option is burning the top using electrocautery, then extracting larger cysts and letting the smaller milia slough off by themselves.

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  • Another option is burning the top using electrocautery, then extracting larger cysts and letting the smaller milia slough off by themselves.

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