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fulguration

/ (ˌfʌlɡjʊˈreɪʃən) /
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noun

surgery destruction of tissue by means of high-frequency (more than 10 000 per second) electric sparks

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fulguration
[ ful′gyə-rāshən, -gə-, fŭl′- ]

n.

The destruction of tissue, usually malignant tumors, by means of a high-frequency electric current applied with a needlelike electrode.
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