electrosurgery

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e·lec·tro·sur·ger·y

(ē-lek'trō-sŭr'jĕr-ē),
Division of tissues by high frequency current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle. See: electroscission.
See also: electrocautery.
Synonym(s): electrotomy

electrosurgery

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-sûr′jə-rē)
n.
The surgical use of high-frequency electric current for cutting or destroying tissue, as in cauterization.

e·lec′tro·sur′gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.

e·lec·tro·sur·ger·y

(ĕ-lek'trō-sŭr'jĕr-ē)
Division of tissues by high frequency current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle.
See also: electrocautery

e·lec·tro·sur·ger·y

(ĕ-lek'trō-sŭr'jĕr-ē)
Division of tissues by high frequency current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle.
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