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cauterize

 [kaw´ter-īz]
to apply a cautery; to perform cauterization.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cau·ter·ize

(kaw'ter-īz),
To apply a cautery; to burn with a cautery.
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cauterize

(kô′tə-rīz′)
tr.v. cauter·ized, cauter·izing, cauter·izes
1. To burn or sear with a cautery.
2. To deaden, as to feelings or moral scruples; callous.

cau′ter·i·za′tion (-tər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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cauterize

verb To stop bleeding with high heat or a chemical–eg, silver nitrate
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cau·ter·ize

(kaw'tĕr-īz)
To apply a cautery; to burn with a cautery.
Synonym(s): cauterise.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Cauterize

To use heat or chemicals to stop bleeding, prevent the spread of infection, or destroy tissue.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

cau·ter·ize

(kaw'tĕr-īz)
To apply a cautery; to burn with a cautery.
Synonym(s): cauterise.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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