potential cautery

noun

Medical Definition of potential cautery

: an agent (as a caustic or escharotic) used to destroy tissue by chemical action — compare actual cautery

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“Potential cautery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/potential%20cautery. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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