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n. - Surgical removal of a body part or tissue; The erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers..

Usage examples (38)
  • Cardiac ablation is just one of a number of terms used to describe the non-surgical procedure
  • Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure in which heat is used to treat certain kinds of lesions.
  • Summer melting, called ablation, controls the mass and extent of glaciers.
  • Ophthalmologists are using a new technique called ablation to get people seeing clearly again. for more
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