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Introduction: Ablation

Description of Ablation

Ablation: Removal of any part of the body.

Ablation: In medicine, the removal or destruction of a body part or tissue or its function. Ablation may be performed by surgery, hormones, drugs, radiofrequency, heat, or other methods.
Source: National Institute of Health

Ablation: surgical removal of a body part or tissue.
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Hierarchical classifications of Ablation

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  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

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