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 (kē′mō-sûr′jə-rē, kĕm′ō-)
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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of or relating to chemosurgery
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(65.) See Akulapalli, supra note 48 (pointing to advantageous combination chemosurgical cancer treatments).
For this reason he patented his paste [119] to prevent untrained individuals from using it as a blind chemosurgical technique [120].
Chemosurgical reports: Perineural spread of basal-cell carcinoma.