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[fuhl-gyuh-reyt] /ˈfʌl gyəˌreɪt/

verb (used without object), fulgurated, fulgurating.
to flash or dart like lightning.
verb (used with object), fulgurated, fulgurating.
Medicine/Medical. to destroy (especially an abnormal growth) by electricity.
(surgery) destruction of tissue by means of high-frequency (more than 10 000 per second) electric sparks
(intransitive) (rare) to flash like lightning

fulguration ful·gu·ra·tion (ful’gyə-rā’shən, -gə-, fŭl’-)
The destruction of tissue, usually malignant tumors, by means of a high-frequency electric current applied with a needlelike electrode.


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