cauterize[ kaw-tuh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF cauterize
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAUTERIZE
He can take nothing away, but only cauterize and neutralize, he says, so why not let him try?
I had no caustic with me, so I determined to cauterize it with boiling grease.
Besides this, they also bleed the patient and cauterize the wound.
Well, I offered to cauterize it with the poker in the office stove.
Take care, he says, not to cauterize the nerves in the neighborhood, for this will add a new ailment to the patient's affection.
He knew his danger and deliberately fired, hoping to cauterize the wound and drive out the poison.
"Any woman who has a conscience like that ought to cauterize it—with a curling-iron—and get rid of it," he observed dryly.
Gerard coloured a little, and told him the learned doctor was going to flebotomize him and cauterize him; that was all.
Gerard coloured a little and told him the learned doctor was going to flebotomize him and cauterize him; that was all.
If a surgeon is at hand he would probably cut out the injured portion, or cauterize it thoroughly.