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fulguration

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noun ful·gu·ra·tion \ˌfu̇l-g(y)ə-ˈrā-shən, ˌfu̇l-jə-, fəl-\

Definition of fulguration

  1. 1 :  the act or process of flashing like lightning

  2. 2 :  electrodesiccation

ful·gu·rate play \ˈfu̇l-g(y)ə-ˌrāt, ˈfu̇l-jə-, ˈfəl-\ transitive verb


Origin of fulguration

Latin fulguration-, fulguratio sheet lightning, from fulgurare to flash with lightning, from fulgur lightning, from fulgēre


First Known Use: 1633


Medical Dictionary

fulguration

play play
noun ful·gu·ra·tion \ˌfu̇l-g(y)ə-ˈrā-shən, ˌfu̇l-jə-, ˌfəl-\

Medical Definition of fulguration

    ful·gu·rate \ˈfu̇l-g(y)ə-ˌrāt, -jə-, ˈfəl-\play play transitive verb, ful·gu·rat·ed ful·gu·rat·ing




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