cauterant

noun
cau·​ter·​ant | \ ˈkȯt-ə-rənt How to pronounce cauterant (audio) \

Medical Definition of cauterant

: a cauterizing substance

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“Cauterant.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cauterant. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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