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electrodesiccation

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noun elec·tro·des·ic·ca·tion \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌde-si-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of electrodesiccation

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



1919

First Known Use of electrodesiccation

1919


Medical Dictionary

electrodesiccation

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noun elec·tro·des·ic·ca·tion \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌdes-i-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of electrodesiccation

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

electrodesiccate

\-ˈdes-i-ˌkāt\play transitive verb

electrodesiccated

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electrodesiccating




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