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electrocoagulation

[ ih-lek-troh-koh-ag-yuh-ley-shuhn ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊ koʊˌæg yəˈleɪ ʃən /
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noun Medicine/Medical, Surgery.

the coagulation of a tumor or other diseased tissue by means of diathermy.

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Origin of electrocoagulation

First recorded in 1910–15; electro- + coagulation
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Medical definitions for electrocoagulation

electrocoagulation
[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-kō-ăg′yə-lāshən ]

n.

Therapeutic use of a high-frequency electric current to bring about the coagulation and destruction of tissue.
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