Courage, man, tis but cautery; balm of Gileadwhy, you recommended it but now to my comrade here.
They tell me the cautery, if dexterously applied, is better; but I have not tried it.
Two or three (and not more) centrally located points for penetration with the cautery are sufficient.
The cancer had taken firm hold, and was beyond the reach of any cautery.
Resort must now be made to surgical methods, and here again we must choose between the ligature, the cautery, and the knife.
Hemorrhage was prevented by pressure, by the binding on of burnt wool firmly, and by the ligature of veins and by the cautery.
As a cautery it was used to destroy the roots of hairs, which had been removed for trichiasis.
In cautery, the area where fire is to be placed is marked with ink in the shape of a myrtle leaf.
The growth was then removed, as far as possible, with the scissors, and the surface cauterized with the Paquelin cautery.
Monell, Bigelow, Massey, and Bartholow know electricity about the nose only as a cautery.
cautery cau·ter·y (kô'tə-rē)
An agent or instrument used to destroy tissue by burning, searing, cutting, or scarring, including caustic and electric currents, lasers.
The act or process of cauterizing.