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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing.

Usage examples (31)
  • Selective bipolar cord cauterization is an accepted technique with a 95 percent pump twin survival and mean age of delivery of 36 weeks.
  • This kind of cauterization practiced, possible cure for a particular illness but it was forbid - according to Ibn Hajar, is prohibited.
  • Perhaps a cake showing cauterization should be "flambe"!
  • One of the "cures" that is warned against is cauterization. for more
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