photocoagulation

noun pho·to·co·ag·u·la·tion \ ˌfō-tə-kō-ˌa-gyə-ˈlā-shən \

Definition of photocoagulation

: a surgical process of coagulating tissue by means of a precisely oriented high-energy light source (such as a laser)

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1958

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photocoagulation

noun pho·to·co·ag·u·la·tion \ -kō-ˌag-yə-ˈlā-shən \

medical Definition of photocoagulation

: a surgical process of coagulating tissue by means of a precisely oriented high-energy light source (as a laser beam)

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