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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The use of extreme cold (usually liquid nitrogen) to destroy unwanted tissue (warts or cataracts or skin cancers).

Usage examples (39)
  • Cryotherapy is also used as a method of treating localized areas of some cancers (called cryosurgery), such as prostate cancer and to treat abnormal skin cells by...
  • Interestingly skin biopsies increased as did cryosurgery for skin lesions .
  • Fallat, who pioneered cryosurgery for plantar fascitis about seven years ago.
  • Then, cryosurgery is performed in the same visit to destroy the abnormal cells. for more
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