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cauterize

[kaw-tuh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), cauterized, cauterizing.
to burn with a hot iron, electric current, fire, or a caustic, especially for curative purposes; treat with a cautery.
Also, especially British, cauterise.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin cautērizāre to brand, equivalent to cautēr- (< Greek kautḗr branding iron, equivalent to kau-, variant stem of kaíein to burn (cf. caustic), + -tēr agent suffix) + -izāre -ize

cauterization, noun
uncauterized, adjective
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cauterize or cauterise (ˈkɔːtəˌraɪz)
 
vb
(tr) (esp in the treatment of a wound) to burn or sear (body tissue) with a hot iron or caustic agent
 
[C14: from Old French cauteriser, from Late Latin cautērizāre, from cautērium branding iron, from Greek kautērion, from kaiein to burn]
 
cauterise or cauterise
 
vb
 
[C14: from Old French cauteriser, from Late Latin cautērizāre, from cautērium branding iron, from Greek kautērion, from kaiein to burn]
 
cauteri'zation or cauterise
 
n
 
cauteri'sation or cauterise
 
n

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cauterize
1540s, from M.Fr. cauteriser, from L.L. cauterizare "to burn or brand with a hot iron," from Gk. kauteriazein, from kauter "burning or branding iron," from kaiein "to burn."
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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.


cau'ter·i·za'tion (-tər-ĭ-zā'shən) n.
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cauterize   (kô'tə-rīz')  Pronunciation Key 
To burn or sear with a cautery, as in surgical procedures.
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