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electrology

(ɪlɛkˈtrɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Medicine) US the destruction of living tissue, such as hair roots, by an electric current, usually for cosmetic reasons
2. (General Physics) history the branch of science concerned with electricity

electrology

the use of electrolysis for removing moles, warts, or excess hair. — electrologist, n.
See also: Hair
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* Nebraska's L 731 amends the Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, and Body Art Practice Act to include mobile cosmetology salons.
[USPRwire, Wed Aug 19 2015] Permanent hair removal through electrology, laser hair removal or photoepilation has become increasingly mainstream and accessible in Switzerland and growing numbers of women (and men) are opting for these efficient techniques, thus negatively impacting the performance of depilatories.