adjective see cryosurgery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cryosurgical — See cryosurgeon. * * * …   Universalium

  • cryosurgical — adjective Of or pertaining to cryosurgery …   Wiktionary

  • cryosurgical — adj. of or pertaining to cryosurgery (use of very low temperatures to destroy tissue) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cryosurgical — cryo·surgical …   English syllables

  • cryosurgical — adjective see cryosurgery …   Useful english dictionary

  • cryosurgery — cryosurgical, adj. /kruy oh serr jeuh ree/, n. the use of extreme cold to destroy tissue for therapeutic purposes. [1960 65; CRYO + SURGERY] * * *       therapeutic technique in which localized freezing is used to remove or destroy diseased… …   Universalium

  • Hepatocellular carcinoma — Infobox Disease Name = Hepatocellular carcinoma Caption = Hepatocellular carcinoma in an individual that was hepatitis C positive. Autopsy specimen. ICD10 = ICD10|C|22|0|C|22 ICD9 = ICD9|155 ICDO = 8170/3 MedlinePlus = 000280 eMedicineSubj = med… …   Wikipedia

  • Gary Onik — is the inventor of ultrasound guided cryosurgery for both the prostate and the liver. Onik treated the first liver patients with cryosurgery in 1986 and the first patient with ultrasound guided prostate cryosurgery in 1990, and has developed… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Prostate cancer — is a disease in which cancer develops in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. It occurs when cells of the prostate mutate and begin to multiply out of control. These cells may spread (metastasize) from the prostate to other… …   Wikipedia

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