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, in the meaning defined above

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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

Other Words from electrodesiccation

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

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