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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
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