cauterize

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Synonyms for cauterize

burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent

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make insensitive or callous

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The laser was used to treat diabetic patients by quickly cauterising blood leakages into the back of the eye.
Irving said: "It is August 1944 and he is treating Hitler - cauterising his eardrum - and he says, 'Mein Fuhrer you realise that you have the same illness now in your inner ear that the Kaiser had?
The cauterising pens burn at more than 1000C and sear designs into the flesh.
Treatment has until recently involved cauterising these new vessels with lasers in the hope of preserving some useful vision.
An electric probe then uses sodium ions to zap tissue, cauterising blood vessels as it goes.