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thermocoagulation

 [ther″mo-ko-ag″u-la´shun]
coagulation of tissue with high-frequency currents.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ther·mo·co·ag·u·la·tion

(ther'mō-kō-ag'yū-lā'shŭn),
The process of converting tissue into a gel by heat.
Synonym(s): endocoagulation
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thermocoagulation

(thûr′mō-kō-ăg′yə-lā′shən)
n.
The use of heat produced by high-frequency electric current to bring about localized destruction of tissues.
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ther·mo·co·ag·u·la·tion

(thĕr'mō-kō-ag'yū-lā'shŭn)
The process of converting tissue into a gel by heat.
Synonym(s): endocoagulation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

thermocoagulation

Destruction of tissue by locally applied high temperatures, as in ELECTROCAUTERY or by using a high-frequency alternating current.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

ther·mo·co·ag·u·la·tion

(thĕr'mō-kō-ag'yū-lā'shŭn)
Process of converting tissue into a gel by heat.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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