cryosurgery


cryo·sur·gery

noun \ˌkrī-ō-ˈsərj-rē, -ˈsər-jə-\

Definition of CRYOSURGERY

:  surgery in which usually diseased or abnormal tissue (as of a tumor or wart) is destroyed or removed by freezing (as by liquid nitrogen)
cryo·sur·geon \-ˈsər-jən\ noun
cryo·sur·gi·cal \-ji-kəl\ adjective

First Known Use of CRYOSURGERY

1962

cryo·sur·gery

noun \ˌkrī-ō-ˈsərj-(ə-)rē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural cryo·sur·ger·ies

Medical Definition of CRYOSURGERY

: surgery in which diseased or abnormal tissue (as a tumor or wart) is destroyed or removed by freezing (as by the use of liquid nitrogen)
cryo·sur·gi·cal \-ji-kəl\ adjective

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