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|Noun||1.||cauterisation - 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