cauterize

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cauterize verb
also British cauterise /ˈkɑːtəˌraɪz/
cauterizes; cauterized; cauterizing
cauterize
verb
also British cauterise /ˈkɑːtəˌraɪz/
cauterizes; cauterized; cauterizing
Learner's definition of CAUTERIZE
[+ object] medical
: to burn (something, such as a wound) with heat or a chemical substance in order to destroy infected tissue

— cauterization

also British cauterisation /ˌkɑːtərəˈzeɪʃən/ Brit /ˌkɔːtəˌraɪˈzeɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
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