noun see cryosurgery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cryosurgeon — noun One who performs cryosurgery. See Also: cryosurgery …   Wiktionary

  • cryosurgeon — cryo·sur·geon .krī ə sər jən n a surgeon who is a specialist in cryosurgery …   Medical dictionary

  • cryosurgeon — n. surgeon that uses very low temperatures to destroy tissue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cryosurgeon — cryo·surgeon …   English syllables

  • cryosurgeon — noun see cryosurgery * * * cryosurˈgeon noun A surgeon specializing in cryosurgery • • • Main Entry: ↑cryo …   Useful english dictionary

  • cryosurgery — noun Date: 1962 surgery in which usually diseased or abnormal tissue (as of a tumor or wart) is destroyed or removed by freezing (as by liquid nitrogen) • cryosurgeon noun • cryosurgical adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • cryosurgical — See cryosurgeon. * * * …   Universalium

  • cryosurgery — noun The use of a probe containing liquid nitrogen to freeze and thus destroy tissue. See Also: cryosurgeon, cryosurgical …   Wiktionary

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