electrosurgery

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e·lec·tro·sur·ger·y

 (ĭ-lĕk′trō-sûr′jə-rē)
n.
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.

electrosurgery

(ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ)
n
(Surgery) the surgical use of electricity, as in cauterization
eˌlectroˈsurgical adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
Translations

electrosurgery

[ɪˌlektrəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ] Nelectrocirugía f

e·lec·tro·sur·ger·y

n. electrocirugía, uso de electricidad en procesos quirúrgicos.
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Hensman C, Baty D, Willis RG, Cuschieri A 1998 Chemical composition of smoke produced by high-frequency electrosurgery in a closed gaseous environment.
Coblation technology: a new method for high-frequency electrosurgery. Biomed Eng.

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