electrosurgical

electrosurgery

[ih-lek-troh-sur-juh-ree]
noun
the use in surgery of an electric instrument, as an acusector, or of an electric current, as in electrocoagulation; surgical diathermy.

Origin:
1905–10; electro- + surgery

electrosurgical [ih-lek-troh-sur-ji-kuhl] , adjective
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electrosurgery (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ)
 
n
the surgical use of electricity, as in cauterization
 
electro'surgical
 
adj

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electrosurgery e·lec·tro·sur·ger·y (ĭ-lěk'trō-sûr'jə-rē)
n.
The surgical use of high-frequency electric current for cutting or destroying tissue, as in electrocauterization.

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