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 (fo͝ol′gyə-rāt′, -gə-, fŭl′-)
v. ful·gu·rat·ed, ful·gu·rat·ing, ful·gu·rates
To emit flashes of lightning.
1. To emit (light) in flashes.
2. Medicine To destroy (abnormal tissue, for example) by electric current.

[Latin fulgurāre, fulgurāt-, from fulgur, lightning; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

ful′gu·ra′tion n.


(Surgery) surgery destruction of tissue by means of high-frequency (more than 10 000 per second) electric sparks


n. fulgaración, uso de corriente eléctrica para destruir tejido vivo.
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My eyes ranged far over a large space lit by a violent fulguration.
the lyrical lament of a subject-in process who is shot through with waves of intensity, like a set of fulgurations that illuminate his self-awareness, tearing open fields of self-knowledge in the encounter of and configuration with others" (p.
Mais, aux fulgurations de l'heure presente, sa vie passee, si nette jusqu'alors, s'evanouissait tout entiere, et elle doutait presque de l'avoir vecue.
Ainsi Dieu seul est l'Unite primitive, ou la substance simple originaire, dont toutes les Monades creees ou derivatives sont des productions, et naissent, pour ainsi dire, par des Fulgurations continuelles de la Divinite de moment a moment", Mon.