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thermocoagulation

[thur-moh-koh-ag-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌθɜr moʊ koʊˌæg yəˈleɪ ʃən/
noun, Surgery
1.
the coagulation of tissue by heat-producing high-frequency electric currents, used therapeutically to remove small growths or to create specific lesions in the brain.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; thermo- + coagulation
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thermocoagulation in Medicine

thermocoagulation ther·mo·co·ag·u·la·tion (thûr'mō-kō-āg'yə-lā'shən)
n.
The use of heat produced by high-frequency electric current to bring about localized destruction of tissues.

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