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Cautery

Cau´ter`y
n.1.(Med.) A burning or searing, as of morbid flesh, with a hot iron, or by application of a caustic that will burn, corrode, or destroy animal tissue.
2.The iron of other agent in cauterizing.
Actual cautery
a substance or agent (as a hot iron) which cauterizes or sears by actual heat; or the burning so effected.
Potential cautery
a substance which cauterizes by chemical action; as, lunar caustic; also, the cauterizing produced by such substance.
Noun1.cautery - an instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it
Synonyms: cauterant
2.cautery - the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
burn, cauterant, cauterise, cauterize, cryocautery, instrument, searing iron
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-- Cautery --
Cautio pro expensis
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