chemosurgery

noun
che·​mo·​sur·​gery | \ ˌkē-mō-ˈsərj-rē How to pronounce chemosurgery (audio) , -ˈsər-jə-rē \

Definition of chemosurgery

: chemical removal of diseased or unwanted tissue

Other Words from chemosurgery

chemosurgical \ ˌkē-​mō-​ˈsər-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce chemosurgery (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of chemosurgery

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chemosurgery

chemo- + surgery

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The first known use of chemosurgery was in 1940

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“Chemosurgery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chemosurgery. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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chemosurgery

noun
che·​mo·​sur·​gery | \ -ˈsərj-(ə-)rē How to pronounce chemosurgery (audio) \
plural chemosurgeries

Medical Definition of chemosurgery

: removal by chemical means of diseased or unwanted tissue

Other Words from chemosurgery

chemosurgical \ -​ˈsər-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce chemosurgery (audio) \ adjective

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