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Related to chemosurgery: Mohs technique
Selective destruction of tissue by use of chemicals, as for removing malignant skin lesions.
che′mo·sur′gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.
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a method of treating cancer involving the use of chemicals to destroy malignant tissue or skin
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che•mo•sur•ger•y(ˌki moʊˈsɜr dʒə ri, ˌkɛm oʊ-)
the use of chemical substances to destroy diseased or unwanted tissue.
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a therapeutic procedure that uses chemicals to destroy pathogenic tissue, especially skin cancers.See also: Cancer
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Surgery using chemicals.
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|Noun||1.||chemosurgery - use of chemical to destroy diseased or malignant tissue; used in treatment of skin cancer|
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"
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n. quimiocirugía, extirpación o remoción de tejidos por medio de sustancias químicas.
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