electrodesiccation

noun elec·tro·des·ic·ca·tion \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˌde-si-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of electrodesiccation

:the drying up of tissue by a high-frequency electric current applied with a needle-shaped electrode called also fulguration

First Known Use of electrodesiccation

1919


Medical Dictionary

electrodesiccation

noun elec·tro·des·ic·ca·tion \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˌdes-i-ˈkā-shən \

medical Definition of electrodesiccation

:the drying of tissue by a high-frequency electric current applied with a needle-shaped electrode called also fulguration

electrodesiccate

play \-ˈdes-i-ˌkāt\ transitive verb electrodesiccated; electrodesiccating

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