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tr.v. cau·ter·ized, cau·ter·iz·ing, cau·ter·iz·es
1. To burn or sear with a cautery.
2. To deaden, as to feelings or moral scruples; callous.

[Middle English cauterizen, from Late Latin cautērizāre, to cauterize, brand, from Latin cautērium, cautery; see cautery.]

cau′ter·i·za′tion (-tər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.


A method of destroying tissue by burning, used during surgery.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cauterization - the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
cryocautery - application of a substance that destroys tissue by freezing it
thermocautery - cautery (destruction of tissue) by heat


n (Med) → Kaustik f, → Kauterisation f


n. cauterización, quemadura producida por medio de un agente cauterizante tal como el calor, la corriente eléctrica, o un cáustico.


n cauterización f
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In a written statement issued yesterday, Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides said that the President underwent nasal cauterization following a nosebleed and was admitted to a specialized hospital in the afternoon where he remained in the evening for strictly precautionary reasons.
High temperature plasmas have long been used in healthcare for cauterization and sterilization.
Type IV All other harmful procedures to the female genitalia for non-medical purposes, such as pricking, piercing, incising, scraping, and cauterization.
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We opted to remain in the mild zone after being forewarned by our server that hot really did mean hot, and we wanted to spare our palates from cauterization.
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The path of the bullet showed signs of cauterization, indicating the shot had been fired at point-blank range.
Whatever form it takes, abuse is sinful, and the whole Body of Christ is suffering in the necessary cauterization that is taking place in our civic as well as our ecclesial context.