electroscission

[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-sĭzhən ]

n.

The cutting of tissues by an electrocautery knife.

Nearby words

  1. exclude,
  2. excluded middle,
  3. excluding,
  4. exclusion,
  5. exclusion clause,
  6. exclusionary,
  7. exclusionary rule,
  8. exclusionism,
  9. exclusionist,
  10. exclusive


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