Definitions

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  • n. The selective destruction of tissue by light, normally by means of a laser

Etymologies

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From photo- +‎ ablation

Examples

  • This form of cancer therapy is actually a variation of photothermal ablation, also known as photoablation therapy (PAT), a technique in which doctors use light to burn tumors.

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  • The shells are also much smaller than other nanoparticles previously designed for photoablation therapy, he says.

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