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ablation

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noun ab·la·tion \a-ˈblā-shən\

Definition of ablation

  1. :  the process of ablating: as a :  surgical removal b :  loss of a part (as ice from a glacier or the outside of a nose cone) by melting or vaporization



15th Century

First Known Use of ablation

15th century


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ablation

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noun ab·la·tion \a-ˈblā-shən\

Medical Definition of ablation

  1. :  the process of ablating; especially :  surgical removal




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