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electrocoagulation

[ih-lek-troh-koh-ag-yuh-ley-shuh n] /ɪˌlɛk troʊ koʊˌæg yəˈleɪ ʃən/
noun, Medicine/Medical, Surgery.
1.
the coagulation of a tumor or other diseased tissue by means of diathermy.
Origin of electrocoagulation
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15; electro- + coagulation
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electrocoagulation in Medicine

electrocoagulation e·lec·tro·co·ag·u·la·tion (ĭ-lěk'trō-kō-āg'yə-lā'shən)
n.
Therapeutic use of a high-frequency electric current to bring about the coagulation and destruction of tissue.

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