excimer laser

ex·ci·mer laser | \ˈek-si-ˌmər- \

Definition of excimer laser 

: a laser that uses a noble-gas halide to generate radiation usually in the ultraviolet region of the spectrum

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Your derm may also suggest trying an excimer laser, which can work on individual spots that are not responding to other therapies. Mona Gohara, Good Housekeeping, "7 Common Scalp Issues — And How to Treat Them," 13 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of excimer laser

1973, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for excimer laser

excited + dimer

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Medical Definition of excimer laser 

: a laser that uses a compound of a halogen and a noble gas to generate radiation usually in the ultraviolet region of the spectrum

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