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pho·to·co·ag·u·la·tion

 (fō′tō-kō-ăg′yə-lā′shən)
n.
Surgical coagulation of tissue by means of intense light energy, such as a laser beam, performed to destroy abnormal tissues or to form adhesive scars, especially in ophthalmology.

pho′to·co·ag′u·late v.

pho•to•co•ag•u•la•tion

(ˌfoʊ toʊ koʊˌæg yəˈleɪ ʃən)

n.
a surgical technique that uses an intense beam of light, as from a laser, to seal blood vessels or coagulate tissue.
[1960–65]
pho`to•co•ag′u•late`, v.t. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
pho`to•co•ag′u•la`tive (-ˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.photocoagulation - surgical procedure that uses an intense laser beam to destroy diseased retinal tissue or to make a scar that will hold the retina in cases of detached retina
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

pho·to·co·ag·u·la·tion

n. fotocoagulación, proceso usado en cirugía óptica por el cual un rayo intenso de luz controlada (láser) produce una coagulación localizada.

photocoagulation

n fotocoagulación f
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