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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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In unipolar cauterization, a single insulated electrode is used to cauterize however in bipolar electric current flows between the two prongs of the bipolar probe.
Summary: Nine-month-old Amena al-Helou's skin sizzles as the surgeon cauterizes an incision in her chest, beginning a heart operation at a south Lebanon hospital to save the Syrian refugee's life.
"His latest undertaking dissects elements from dubstep, glitch and grime and cauterizes them together in the most visceral and precise manner possible," a news release says.
The laser cauterizes the peel, much like when a laser is used on human skin.
The heat from the water cauterizes the endometrial layer.