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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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This was cauterized with initial control of epistaxis.
When the computer sensed the tissue had been effectively cauterized, it would shut off to help prevent the spread of that current.
This typically leaves clean cauterized edges and a clear margin, and carries little risk of transcolonic injury,
Castoff, cauterized and cleaved-- in four rivers of Eden one being two.
Simmons of the University of Western Australia in Crawley worked with immature Onthophagus nigriventris and cauterized cells that would have grown into horns.
This reflected the legend that Amazons cauterized one breast so as not to interfere with their javelin throws.
Though the twenty-by-twenty-four-inch digital prints of cauterized wounds and scaly skin exude a harsh, scabby reality, the stories are warm and folksy.
Donnelly had the blood vessels in his nose cauterized to prevent bleeding and he was sedated to prevent his blood pressure from rising.
I'm not sure of much of anything anymore, but from the feedback I get from the grandkids, it's already a spooky world out there, and the bad guys (politicians, mass media, too many cauterized government entities, etc.
He cauterized or burned them but thanks to the cocaine there was no pain.
As a result, "the mind is stripped bare and plunged naked into the statistical cauldron, while influences from other minds are systematically cauterized.