Medical Dictionary

thermocauterization

noun ther·mo·cau·ter·iza·tion
variants: or chiefly British

thermocauterisation

\ˌthər-mō-ˌkȯt-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən\

Medical Definition of thermocauterization

  1. :  cautery by the application of heat


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