thermocoagulation


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thermocoagulation

 [ther″mo-ko-ag″u-la´shun]
coagulation of tissue with high-frequency currents.

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

thermocoagulation

/ther·mo·co·ag·u·la·tion/ (-ko-ag″u-la´shun) tissue coagulation with high-frequency currents.

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.

thermocoagulation

[-kō·ag′yəlā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, thermē, heat; L, coagulare
the use of high-frequency electric currents to destroy tissue through heat coagulation.

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.

thermocoagulation

Destruction of tissue by locally applied high temperatures, as in ELECTROCAUTERY or by using a high-frequency alternating current.

ther·mo·co·ag·u·la·tion

(thĕr'mō-kō-ag'yū-lā'shŭn)
Process of converting tissue into a gel by heat.

thermocoagulation,

n the use of high-frequency electric currents to destroy tissue through heat coagulation. Also known as electrocautery.

thermocoagulation

coagulation of tissue with high-frequency currents.
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