A thread from the stole of the ancient saint was said to have had the power to cure hydrophobia, if aided by cauterization.
Iron and fire were in the code: the law practised the cauterization of vagrancy.
His eyes were bloodshot, his lips livid and pendent, his cheeks swollen by the cauterization he had undergone.
When this fails, recourse may be had to cauterization with the point of a heated iron or some other form of actual cautery.
cauterization of the apex should stop just short of perforation, the inner ring being deeper than the outer.
It is interesting to find that Gilbert was definitely of the opinion that cancer is incurable except by incision or cauterization.
A poultice of tobacco leaves is a favorite remedy, and may be used to soothe the sore after cauterization.
It ran to its logical conclusion, till a surgical operation--a cauterization--was necessary to save the rest.
For fall of the uvula he suggests gargles, but when these fail he advises resection and cauterization.
cauterization should be resorted to if the point of infection is early known.
c.1400, from Old French cauterisation (14c.) and directly from Late Latin cauterizationem (nominative cauterizatio), noun of action from past participle stem of cauterizare (see cauterize).
c.1400, from Old French cauterisier, from Late Latin cauterizare "to burn or brand with a hot iron," from Greek kauteriazein, from kauter "burning or branding iron," from kaiein "to burn" (see caustic). Related: Cauterized; cauterizing.
cauterize cau·ter·ize (kô'tə-rīz')
v. cau·ter·ized, cau·ter·iz·ing, cau·ter·iz·es
To burn or sear with a cautery.