Thermocautery
Thermocautery Ther`mo*cau"ter*y, n. [Thermo- + cautery.] (Surg.) Cautery by the application of heat. [1913 Webster]

{Paquelin's thermocautery}, thermocautery by means of a hollow platinum point, which is kept constantly hot by the passage through it of benzine vapor. [1913 Webster]


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  • thermocautery — ther·mo·cau·ter·y (thûrʹmō kô tə rē) n. pl. ther·mo·cau·ter·ies Cauterization using heat, as with a heated wire. * * * …   Universalium

  • thermocautery — noun Cauterization by means of heat …   Wiktionary

  • thermocautery — The use of an actual cautery, such as an electrocautery. [thermo + G. kauterion, branding iron (cautery)] * * * ther·mo·cau·tery kȯt ə rē n, pl ter·ies 1) THERMOCAUTERIZATION 2) ACTUAL CAUTERY * * …   Medical dictionary

  • thermocautery — ther·mo·cautery …   English syllables

  • thermocautery — n. the destruction of unwanted tissues by heat (see cauterize) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thermocautery — noun cautery (destruction of tissue) by heat • Hypernyms: ↑cautery, ↑cauterization, ↑cauterisation • Hyponyms: ↑electrocautery * * * “+ noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paquelin's thermocautery — Thermocautery Ther mo*cau ter*y, n. [Thermo + cautery.] (Surg.) Cautery by the application of heat. [1913 Webster] {Paquelin s thermocautery}, thermocautery by means of a hollow platinum point, which is kept constantly hot by the passage through… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Термокаутеризация (Thermocautery) — разрушение тканей путем воздействия на них тепла (см. Прижигание). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ТЕРМОКАУТЕРИЗАЦИЯ — (thermocautery) разрушение тканей путем воздействия на них тепла (см. Прижигание) …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • thermocauterectomy — Removal of tissue by thermocautery. [thermocautery + G. ektome, excision] * * * ther·mo·cau·ter·ec·to·my (thur″mo kaw″tər ekґtə me) [thermocautery + ectomy] excision of an organ by thermocautery …   Medical dictionary

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