cryocautery


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cryocautery

 [kri´o-kaw″ter-e]
cauterization by freezing, using a substance such as liquid nitrogen or carbon dioxide snow, or a very cold instrument. Called also cold cautery.

cry·o·cau·ter·y

(krī'ō-kaw'ter-ē),
Any substance, such as liquid nitrogen or carbon dioxide snow, or a low temperature instrument, the application of which causes destruction of tissue by freezing.
Synonym(s): cold cautery

cryocautery

/cryo·cau·tery/ (-kaw´ter-e) [cryo- +cautery ] cauterization by freezing, using a substance such as carbon dioxide snow, or a very cold instrument.

cryocautery

[krī′ōkô′tərē]
Etymology: Gk, kryos + kauterion, branding iron
the application of any substance, such as solid carbon dioxide, that destroys tissue by freezing. Also called cold cautery.

cryocautery

The destruction of tissue by applying extreme cold–eg, with liquid nitrogen

cry·o·cau·ter·y

(krī'ō-kaw'tĕr-ē)
Any substance, such as liquid air or carbon dioxide snow, or a low temperature instrument, the application of which causes destruction of tissue by freezing.

cryocautery

see cold cautery.
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