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1. cautery

noun. the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing.

Synonyms

  • surgical operation
  • surgical process
  • operation
  • cryocautery
  • cauterisation
  • surgery
  • cauterization
  • surgical procedure

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

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2. cautery

noun. an instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it.

Synonyms

  • cauterant
  • cryocautery
  • searing iron

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

Sentences with cautery


1. Noun, singular or mass
With the other hand, bring the cautery tip to the stalk.

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