cauterize
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈkɔːtəɹaɪz/
    • (America) IPA: [ˈkʰɔɾəɹaɪz], [ˈkʰɑɾəɹaɪz]
Verb

cauterize (cauterizes, present participle cauterizing; past and past participle cauterized)

  1. (American spelling, Canadian spelling, Oxford) To burn, sear, or freeze tissue using a hot iron, electric current or a caustic agent.
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