electrocoagulation

noun
elec·​tro·​co·​ag·​u·​la·​tion | \ -kō-ˌag-yə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce electrocoagulation (audio) \

Medical Definition of electrocoagulation

: the surgical coagulation of tissue by diathermy

called also diathermocoagulation

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