Electrocautery



[ih-lek-troh-kaw-tuh-ree] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈkɔ tə ri/

noun, plural electrocauteries. Medicine/Medical.
1.
a hand-held, needlelike heated by an electric current.
2.
Also, electrocauterization. the process of cutting and cauterizing skin simultaneously, or coagulating blood from vessels around a surgical incision, by means of an electrocautery.
/ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈkɔːtərɪ/
noun
1.
(vet science) the use of an electrically heated metal instrument for cautery

electrocautery e·lec·tro·cau·ter·y (ĭ-lěk’trō-kô’tə-rē)
n.

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