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Introduction: Cauterization

Description of Cauterization

Cauterization: The destruction of tissue with a hot instrument, an electrical current, or a caustic substance.
Source: National Institute of Health

Cauterization: the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing.
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Hierarchical classifications of Cauterization

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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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