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cryosurgery

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

Medical Definition of cryosurgery

plural cryo·sur·ger·ies

  1. :  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)

  2. cryo·sur·gi·cal \-ji-kəl\play adjective




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