electrosurgery

noun
elec·​tro·​sur·​gery | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈsər-jə-rē How to pronounce electrosurgery (audio) \

Definition of electrosurgery

: surgery by means of diathermy

Other Words from electrosurgery

electrosurgical \ i-​ˌlek-​trō-​ˈsər-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce electrosurgical (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of electrosurgery

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Electrosurgery.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electrosurgery. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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electrosurgery

noun
elec·​tro·​sur·​gery | \ i-ˌlek-trō-ˈsərj-(ə-)rē How to pronounce electrosurgery (audio) \
plural electrosurgeries

Medical Definition of electrosurgery

: surgery by means of diathermy

Other Words from electrosurgery

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

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