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Related to cauterization: cervical cauterization
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.
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A method of destroying tissue by burning, used during surgery.
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|Noun||1.||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
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n (Med) → Kaustik f, → Kauterisation f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
n. cauterización, quemadura producida por medio de un agente cauterizante tal como el calor, la corriente eléctrica, o un cáustico.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
cauterizationn cauterización f
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