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galvanocautery

[ gal-vuh-noh-kaw-tuh-ree, gal-van-oh- ]
/ 藢g忙l v蓹 no蕣藞k蓴 t蓹 ri, g忙l藢v忙n o蕣- /
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noun, plural gal路va路no路cau路ter路ies.Medicine/Medical.
a cautery heated by a galvanic current.
cauterization by means of such a cautery.
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Origin of galvanocautery

First recorded in 1870鈥75; galvano- + cautery
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