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 (fo͝ol′gyə-rāt′, -gə-, fŭl′-)
v. ful·gu·rat·ed, ful·gu·rat·ing, ful·gu·rates
To emit flashes of lightning.
1. To emit (light) in flashes.
2. Medicine To destroy (abnormal tissue, for example) by electric current.

[Latin fulgurāre, fulgurāt-, from fulgur, lightning; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

ful′gu·ra′tion n.


1. (Pathology) pathol (of pain) sudden and sharp; piercing
2. (Surgery) surgery of or relating to fulguration
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Adj.1.fulgurating - sharp and piercing
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
sharp - keenly and painfully felt; as if caused by a sharp edge or point; "a sharp pain"; "sharp winds"
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The narrative's persistent doubling--Flore's hatred for Life and preservation of it; her resistance to and infection by the contact with other humans--meets Mavrikakis and Nathanael's doubled prose style to configure a radiantly fulgurating novel.
10) Use of electrosurgery to provide fulgurating sparks for use in obtaining hemorrhage control should be used only after all other clinical methods have been tried, A delayed healing response following the use of fulguration should be expected.
All the while, however, we pretend that the eternal is unrolling, that the one previous justice, grammar or truth are simply fulgurating and not being made [.