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cau·ter·ize

 (kô′tə-rīz′)
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.

cauterize

(ˈkɔːtəˌraɪz) or

cauterise

vb
(Surgery) (tr) (esp in the treatment of a wound) to burn or sear (body tissue) with a hot iron or caustic agent
[C14: from Old French cauteriser, from Late Latin cautērizāre, from cautērium branding iron, from Greek kautērion, from kaiein to burn]
ˌcauteriˈzation, ˌcauteriˈsation n

cau•ter•ize

(ˈkɔ təˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to burn with a hot iron, electric current, fire, or a caustic, esp. for curative purposes; treat with a cautery.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin cautērizāre to brand < Greek kautḗr branding iron (kau-, variant s. of kaíein to burn + -tēr agent suffix; compare caustic) + -izāre -ize]
cau`ter•i•za′tion, n.

cauterize


Past participle: cauterized
Gerund: cauterizing

Imperative
cauterize
cauterize
Present
I cauterize
you cauterize
he/she/it cauterizes
we cauterize
you cauterize
they cauterize
Preterite
I cauterized
you cauterized
he/she/it cauterized
we cauterized
you cauterized
they cauterized
Present Continuous
I am cauterizing
you are cauterizing
he/she/it is cauterizing
we are cauterizing
you are cauterizing
they are cauterizing
Present Perfect
I have cauterized
you have cauterized
he/she/it has cauterized
we have cauterized
you have cauterized
they have cauterized
Past Continuous
I was cauterizing
you were cauterizing
he/she/it was cauterizing
we were cauterizing
you were cauterizing
they were cauterizing
Past Perfect
I had cauterized
you had cauterized
he/she/it had cauterized
we had cauterized
you had cauterized
they had cauterized
Future
I will cauterize
you will cauterize
he/she/it will cauterize
we will cauterize
you will cauterize
they will cauterize
Future Perfect
I will have cauterized
you will have cauterized
he/she/it will have cauterized
we will have cauterized
you will have cauterized
they will have cauterized
Future Continuous
I will be cauterizing
you will be cauterizing
he/she/it will be cauterizing
we will be cauterizing
you will be cauterizing
they will be cauterizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been cauterizing
you have been cauterizing
he/she/it has been cauterizing
we have been cauterizing
you have been cauterizing
they have been cauterizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been cauterizing
you will have been cauterizing
he/she/it will have been cauterizing
we will have been cauterizing
you will have been cauterizing
they will have been cauterizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been cauterizing
you had been cauterizing
he/she/it had been cauterizing
we had been cauterizing
you had been cauterizing
they had been cauterizing
Conditional
I would cauterize
you would cauterize
he/she/it would cauterize
we would cauterize
you would cauterize
they would cauterize
Past Conditional
I would have cauterized
you would have cauterized
he/she/it would have cauterized
we would have cauterized
you would have cauterized
they would have cauterized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.cauterize - burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent; "The surgeon cauterized the wart"
care for, treat - provide treatment for; "The doctor treated my broken leg"; "The nurses cared for the bomb victims"; "The patient must be treated right away or she will die"; "Treat the infection with antibiotics"
2.cauterize - make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
inure, indurate, harden - cause to accept or become hardened to; habituate; "He was inured to the cold"
Translations
vypálit
ætseudbrænde
kauterisieren
polttaa
brenna fyrir
prideginti
piededzināt
dichtbrandendichtvriezentoebrandentoevriezen
vypáliť
dağlamakyakmak

cauterize

[ˈkɔːtəraɪz] VTcauterizar

cauterize

[ˈkɔːtəraɪz] cauterise (British) vt [+ wound] → cautériser

cauterize

vt (Med) → kauterisieren

cauterize

[ˈkɔːtəˌraɪz] vtcauterizzare

cauterize,

cauterise

(ˈkoːtəraiz) verb
to burn (a wound) with a caustic substance or a hot iron (to destroy infection).

cau·ter·ize

v. cauterizar, quemar por medio de un agente cauterizante.

cauterize

vt cauterizar
References in classic literature ?
But the great atheists, indeed are hypocrites; which are ever handling holy things, but without feeling; so as they must needs be cauterized in the end.
No one has to be accused of anything, much less tried, the public are positioned to approve even applaud them, no questions are asked, no servicemen are endangered, a shroud of secrecy prevents the public knowing of all the women and children "surgically" cauterized and the President simply sits down with the CIA on "Terror Tuesdays" and crosses names off on a hit list.
The next morning, an otolaryngologist cauterized her right nostril.
The lesion was excised to its base and cauterized with bipolar electrocautery.
Made of treated, tempered hardboard, the components of the containment system are laser cut then the edges are cauterized to prevent particulation.
I had the endometriosis surgically removed by a laparoscopy that confirmed the endometrial tumors and cauterized them.
The treatment, called catheter ablation, involves threading a catheter through veins in the legs up to the heart, where abnormal heart tissue is cauterized, eliminating chaotic heartbeats and curing A-fib in about 64 percent of cases.
Ellis says surgeons would burn holes in the bowel, or cause adhesions, particularly in autonomic nerves in the pelvis because the electricity would pass through the nerve better than the muscle or blood being cauterized.
The cauterized area is impenetrable to pathogens and decay organisms and resists water loss.