electrosurgery(redirected from high-frequency electrosurgery)
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The surgical use of high-frequency electric current for cutting or destroying tissue, as in cauterization.
e·lec′tro·sur′gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.
(Surgery) the surgical use of electricity, as in cauterization
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|Noun||1.||electrosurgery - surgery performed with electrical devices (as in electrocautery)|
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"
electrosurgery[ɪˌlektrəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ] N → electrocirugía f
n. electrocirugía, uso de electricidad en procesos quirúrgicos.