• synonyms

bipolar cautery


Cauterization using a high frequency electrical current passed through tissue from one electrode to another.

Nearby words

bipinnate, biplane, biplicity, bipod, bipolar, bipolar cautery, bipolar cell, bipolar disorder, bipolar ii, bipolar lead, bipolar neuron
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