monopolar cautery mon·o·po·lar cautery (mŏn’ə-pō’lər)
Cauterization using high frequency electrical current passed from a single electrode where cauterization occurs; the patient’s body serves as a ground.
[mon-uh-pohl] /ˈmɒn əˌpoʊl/ noun 1. . /ˈmɒnəˌpəʊl/ noun (physics) 1. a magnetic pole considered in isolation 2. Also called magnetic monopole. a hypothetical elementary particle postulated in certain theories of particle physics to exist as an isolated north or south magnetic pole monopole (mŏn’ə-pōl’) The minimal region for which lines of force, as from an […]
[muh-nop-uh-lee] /məˈnɒp ə li/ noun, plural monopolies. 1. exclusive control of a commodity or service in a particular market, or a control that makes possible the manipulation of prices. Compare , . 2. an exclusive privilege to carry on a business, traffic, or service, granted by a government. 3. the exclusive possession or control of […]
[muh-nop-uh-lahyz] /məˈnɒp əˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), monopolized, monopolizing. 1. to acquire, have, or exercise a of. 2. to obtain exclusive possession of; keep entirely to oneself: Children monopolize one’s time. /məˈnɒpəˌlaɪz/ verb (transitive) 1. to have, control, or make use of fully, excluding others 2. to obtain, maintain, or exploit a monopoly of (a […]
[muh-nop-uh-list] /məˈnɒp ə lɪst/ noun 1. a person who has a . 2. an advocate of . adj. 1858; see monopoly + -istic.