Electrosurgery definition

ĭ-lĕktrō-sûrjə-rē
The surgical use of high-frequency electric current for cutting or destroying tissue, as in cauterization.
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The use of electricity in surgery, as in cauterizing.
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The surgical use of high-frequency electric current for cutting or destroying tissue, as in cauterization.
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(surgery) The application of high-frequency electric current to tissue as a means to cut, coagulate, desiccate, or fulgurate it.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
electrosurgery
Plural:
electrosurgeries

Origin of electrosurgery

  • electro- +‎ surgery

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