cryocautery

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cryocautery cry·o·cau·ter·y (krī'ō-kô'tə-rē)
n.
A substance or an instrument that derstroys tissue by freezing.

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cryocautery

noun
1. an instrument for destroying tissue by freezing it 
2. application of a substance that destroys tissue by freezing it 
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