actual cautery

noun
ac·tu·al cautery | \ˈak-ch(ə-w)əl-, ˈaksh-wəl- \

Medical Definition of actual cautery 

: an agent (as a hot iron, electrocautery, or moxa) used to destroy tissue by heat

called also thermocautery

— compare potential cautery

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