cryosurgery definition

  • noun:
    • The selective exposure of areas to extreme cool, usually by making use of a probe containing liquid nitrogen, to effect a result of the destruction or removal of unusual cells.
    • the usage a probe containing fluid nitrogen to freeze and so destroy muscle.
    • the usage of severe cold (usually liquid nitrogen) to destroy unwanted tissue (warts or cataracts or skin types of cancer)

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