[ kee-moh-sur-juh-ree, kem-oh- ]
/ ˌki moʊˈsɜr dʒə ri, ˌkɛm oʊ- /
the use of chemical substances to destroy diseased or unwanted tissue.
- chemosynthetic bacteria,
Origin of chemosurgery
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[ kē′mō-sûr′jə-rē ]
Selective destruction of tissue by use of chemicals.
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