chemocautery

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chemocautery

 [ke″mo-kaw´ter-e]
cauterization by application of a caustic substance.
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che·mo·cau·ter·y

(kē'mō-kaw'ter-ē),
Any substance that destroys tissue on application.
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che·mo·cau·te·ry

(kē'mō-kaw'tĕr-ē)
Destruction of tissue by application of a chemical substance.
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chemocautery

Deliberate tissue destruction by a caustic substance.
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