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electrocoagulation

[ih-lek-troh-koh-ag-yuh-ley-shuh n]
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noun Medicine/Medical, Surgery.
  1. the coagulation of a tumor or other diseased tissue by means of diathermy.

Origin of electrocoagulation

First recorded in 1910–15; electro- + coagulation
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electrocoagulation in Medicine

electrocoagulation

(ĭ-lĕk′trō-kō-ăg′yə-lāshən)
n.
  1. Therapeutic use of a high-frequency electric current to bring about the coagulation and destruction of tissue.
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