Medical Dictionary


noun cryo·sur·gery \ˌkrī-ō-ˈsərj-(ə-)rē\
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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