electrologist
noun Etymology: blend of electrolysis and -logist (from -logy + -ist) Date: circa 1902 a person who removes hair, warts, moles, and birthmarks by means of an electric current applied to the body with a needle-shaped electrode • electrology noun

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  • electrologist — n. one skilled in the removal of hair or warts by electrolysis …   English contemporary dictionary

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