chemocautery

chemocautery

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

che·mo·cau·ter·y

(kē'mō-kaw'ter-ē),
Any substance that destroys tissue on application.

che·mo·cau·te·ry

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

chemocautery

Deliberate tissue destruction by a caustic substance.
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If it is a wart, one way to resolve it is by topical chemocautery. A chemical is placed on the surface of the lesion every several weeks.