He can take nothing away, but only cauterize and neutralize, he says, so why not let him try?
I had no caustic with me, so I determined to cauterize it with boiling grease.
Destroy the remnants of Government and cauterize the wound so that it will never re-infect again.
Besides this, they also bleed the patient and cauterize the wound.
Before deciding to cauterize, it is necessary to ascertain the extent of area affected.
Take care, he says, not to cauterize the nerves in the neighborhood, for this will add a new ailment to the patient's affection.
Well, I offered to cauterize it with the poker in the office stove.
He knew his danger and deliberately fired, hoping to cauterize the wound and drive out the poison.
Gerard coloured a little, and told him the learned doctor was going to flebotomize him and cauterize him; that was all.
"Any woman who has a conscience like that ought to cauterize it—with a curling-iron—and get rid of it," he observed dryly.
c.1400, from Old French cauterisier, from Late Latin cauterizare "to burn or brand with a hot iron," from Greek kauteriazein, from kauter "burning or branding iron," from kaiein "to burn" (see caustic). Related: Cauterized; cauterizing.
cauterize cau·ter·ize (kô'tə-rīz')
v. cau·ter·ized, cau·ter·iz·ing, cau·ter·iz·es
To burn or sear with a cautery.