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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CAUTERIZE

dressed

verbcover a wound
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