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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Cautery (0.00897 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: cautery cautery n 1: an instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it [syn: cauterant] 2: the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing [syn: cauterization, cauterisation]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Cautery Cautery \Cau"ter*y\, n.; pl. Cauteries. [L. cauterium, Gr. ?. See Cauter.] 1. (Med.) A burning or searing, as of morbid flesh, with a hot iron, or by application of a caustic that will burn, corrode, or destroy animal tissue. [1913 Webster] 2. The iron of other agent in cauterizing. [1913 Webster] Actual cautery, a substance or agent (as a hot iron) which cauterizes or sears by actual heat; or the burning so effected. Potential cautery, a substance which cauterizes by chemical action; as, lunar caustic; also, the cauterizing produced by such substance. [1913 Webster]


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