cryocautery

noun
cryo·​cau·​tery | \ -ˈkȯt-ə-rē How to pronounce cryocautery (audio) \
plural cryocauteries

Medical Definition of cryocautery

: destruction of tissue by use of extreme cold

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“Cryocautery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cryocautery. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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