[kee-moh-sur-juh-ree, kem-oh-]
noun Surgery.
the use of chemical substances to destroy diseased or unwanted tissue.

1940–45; chemo- + surgery

chemosurgical, adjective Unabridged
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chemosurgery che·mo·sur·ger·y (kē'mō-sûr'jə-rē, kěm'ō-)
Selective destruction of tissue by use of chemicals.

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