Examples of cauterize in a Sentence
The doctors cauterized the wound.
time had cauterized his bitterness, and he was willing to let bygones be bygones
Recent Examples of cauterize from the Web
This process involved minute tugs and tears, punctuated by pauses to cauterize minor bleeds.
Then, to business: cut, suture, cut, suture, cauterize, cut.
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Origin and Etymology of cauterize
First Known Use: 14th century
CAUTERIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cauterize for English Language Learners
medical : to burn (something, such as a wound) with heat or a chemical substance in order to destroy infected tissue
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