fulgurate


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fulgurate

 [ful´gu-rāt]
1. to come and go like a flash of lightning.
2. to destroy by contact with electric sparks generated by a high-frequency current.

fulgurate

/ful·gu·rate/ (ful´gūr-āt)
1. to come and go like a flash of lightning.
2. to destroy by contact with electric sparks generated by a high-frequency current.

fulgurate

(fo͝ol′gyə-rāt′, -gə-, fŭl′-)
v. fulgu·rated, fulgu·rating, fulgu·rates
v.intr.
To emit flashes of lightning.
v.tr.
1. To emit (light) in flashes.
2. Medicine To destroy (abnormal tissue, for example) by electric current.

ful′gu·ra′tion n.

fulgurate

[ful′gyərāt]
Etymology: L, fulgur, lightning
1 adj, pertaining to sudden, intense, sharp pain.
2 v, to use a movable electrode to destroy superficial tissue.

fulgurate

verb To destroy tissue by fulguration, see there.

fulgurate

1. to come and go like a flash of lightning.
2. to destroy by contact with electric sparks generated by a high-frequency current.