cryosurgery

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cry·o·sur·ger·y

 (krī′ō-sûr′jə-rē)
n.
The selective exposure of tissues to extreme cold, often by applying a probe containing liquid nitrogen, to bring about the destruction or elimination of abnormal cells.

cry′o·sur′geon (-jən) n.
cry′o·sur′gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.
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cryosurgery

(ˌkraɪəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ)
n
(Surgery) surgery involving the local destruction of tissues by quick freezing for therapeutic benefit
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cry•o•sur•ger•y

(ˌkraɪ oʊˈsɜr dʒə ri)

n.
the use of extreme cold to destroy tissue for therapeutic purposes.
[1960–65]
cry`o•sur′gi•cal, adj.
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cryosurgery

a surgical technique using freezing to destroy tissue.
See also: Cold, Surgery
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cryosurgery

A method of destroying tissue by freezing, used during surgery.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cryosurgery - the use of extreme cold (usually liquid nitrogen) to destroy unwanted tissue (warts or cataracts or skin cancers)
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"
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Translations

cryosurgery

[ˌkraɪəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ] Ncriocirugía f
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cryosurgery

[ˌkraɪəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ] ncriochirurgia
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cry·o·sur·gery

n. criocirugía, destrucción de tejidos por aplicación de temperatura fría local o general.
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cryosurgery

n criocirugía
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