surgical diathermy

noun

Medical Definition of surgical diathermy

: surgery by electrocoagulation

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“Surgical diathermy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/surgical%20diathermy. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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