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cryocautery, cold cautery
1. Any substance, such as liquid air or carbon dioxide snow, or a low temperature instrument, the application of which causes destruction of tissue by burn-freezing.
2. The extreme use of cold in destroying tissue as if by "burning" it.
This entry is located in the following units: caust-, caus-, caut-, cauter-, cau- + (page 2) cryo-, cry-, kryo-, kry- (page 2)