Bovie(redirected from Bovie cautery)
An instrument used for electrosurgical dissection and hemostasis. Frequently used as a synonym for electrocautery, that is, to Bovie a blood vessel .
William, 1882-1958; U.S. physicist, inventor of a high-frequency electrosurgical device for desiccating, coagulating, cauterizing, and cutting tissue.
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An instrument used for electrosurgical dissection and hemostasis. usage note Frequently used as a verb, i.e., to Bovie something is to dissect or cauterize it with the Bovie instrument.
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