elec·tro·cau·tery noun \-ˈkȯ-tə-rē\
: cauterization of tissue by means of an instrument heated by an electric current
First Known Use of ELECTROCAUTERY
elec·tro·cau·tery noun \-ˈkȯt-ə-rē\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a cautery operated by an electric current
: the cauterization of tissue by means of an electrocautery
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