thermocautery

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thermocautery

 [ther″mo-kaw´ter-e]
cauterization by a heated wire or point.

ther·mo·cau·ter·y

(ther'mō-kaw'tĕr-ē),
The use of an actual cautery, such as an electrocautery.
[thermo- + G. kautērion, branding iron (cautery)]

thermocautery

/ther·mo·cau·tery/ (-kaw´ter-e) cauterization by a heated wire or point.

thermocautery

(thûr′mō-kô′tə-rē)
n. pl. thermocauter·ies
Cauterization using heat, as with a heated wire.

thermocautery

[thur′mōkô′tərē]
Etymology: Gk, thermē + kauterion, branding iron
the use of a needle or snare heated by direct flame, a heated hydrocarbon vapor, or an electric current in the destruction of tissue. See also Paquelin's cautery.

thermocautery

tissue destruction/coagulation using cauterization (e.g. electrosurgery)

thermocautery

cauterization by a heated wire or point.