electrodesiccation


elec·tro·des·ic·ca·tion

noun \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌde-si-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of ELECTRODESICCATION

:  the drying up of tissue by a high-frequency electric current applied with a needle-shaped electrode —called also fulguration

First Known Use of ELECTRODESICCATION

1919

elec·tro·des·ic·ca·tion

noun \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌdes-i-ˈkā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ELECTRODESICCATION

: the drying of tissue by a high-frequency electric current applied with a needle-shaped electrode—called also fulguration
elec·tro·des·ic·cate \-ˈdes-i-ˌkāt\ transitive verb, elec·tro·des·ic·cat·ed elec·tro·des·ic·cat·ing

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