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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 invention is designed to replace and upgrade cauterizing tools currently used in surgical procedures.
Eventually, the students were given an opportunity to practice suturing, cauterizing and cutting techniques.
This surgery would entail cutting the nerves in my back, cauterizing the endometriosis, removing my appendix (for no apparent reason) and finally, with or without my consent, performing a full hysterectomy if they found something the surgeons did not like.
The Stiletto has the ability to gently sweep aside cells from the beam of the laser without burning or cauterizing, but also has the capacity to obliterate unwanted cells colonies within seconds.
The tip can be positioned in the optimal orientation for fully-controlled suturing, cutting, dissecting and cauterizing.
Other researchers are pursuing HIFU as a method for cauterizing hemorrhaging internal wounds (SN: 1/6/01, p.
It is angry and destructive, an ill but cauterizing wind that never forgets the novel's first command: Invent.