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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2] It is possible that by reducing the blood flow to the extracranial tissues, there may be a resultant increase in blood flow to the intracranial tissues, due to shunting from the cauterised terminal branches of the external carotid to the internal carotid.
A special instrument is used to make a puncture in the skin and the vas is either cut and tied off or cauterised.
Prosser, of Bryntaff, Aberfan, then cauterised the wound and in the following weeks dressed the weeping stump with bandages.
One of the trains sliced his left hind leg off but the heat from the impact of the train cauterised the wound and stopped the blood flow.
The 98-year-old Royal, who has undergone two hip replacement operations in the past, was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn, Norfolk, where doctors cauterised her nose.
She was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn, Norfolk where doctors cauterised her nose.
Last year's Triumph Hurdle hero, whose palate is to be cauterised, suffered his second defeat of the campaign when third at 4-7 in the Contenders Hurdle at Sandown last Saturday.
JACK MCLEAN: I said to my teacher I was getting my nose circumcised, I meant cauterised.
He was disappointing in the Paddy Power, then we cauterised his palate and he ran a cracking race in the King George.
The spot had to be cauterised to avoid being irritated by the sand, and it's responding well.
If they are very frequent the veins can be cauterised.
See your GP about having the vein cauterised under local anaesthetic.