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chemosurgery

[kee-moh-sur-juh-ree, kem-oh-] /ˌki moʊˈsɜr dʒə ri, ˌkɛm oʊ-/
noun, Surgery.
1.
the use of chemical substances to destroy diseased or unwanted tissue.
Origin of chemosurgery
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45; chemo- + surgery
Related forms
chemosurgical, adjective
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chemosurgery in Medicine

chemosurgery che·mo·sur·ger·y (kē'mō-sûr'jə-rē, kěm'ō-)
n.
Selective destruction of tissue by use of chemicals.

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