cryoablation


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cryoablation

/cryo·ab·la·tion/ (kri″o-ab-la´shun) the removal of tissue by destroying it with extreme cold.

cryoablation

(krī″ō-a-blā′shŏn) [ cryo- + ablation]
Destruction of tissue, e.g., of a small cancer or an abnormal electrical pathway, by freezing it to very cold temperatures.

Cryoablation

A technique for removing cancerous tissue by killing it with extreme cold.
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