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fulguration (s) (noun), fulgurations (pl)
1. A method of destroying small growths or areas of body tissue using a sparking, movable electrode with long high-frequency electric sparks.
2. A flash like lightening.
3. The sudden brightening of a fused globule of gold or silver, when the last film of the oxide of lead or copper leaves its surface.
4. Etymology: from Latin fulguratio and fulguratus, "a lightning flash" which came from fulgurare, "to send lightning".