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cauterize

cauterize

cauterize - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cauterize

Definition
(verb) burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent
Synonyms : burn , cauterise
Example Sentence
  • The surgeon cauterized the wart

Definition
(verb) make insensitive or callous; deaden feelings or morals
Synonyms : callous , cauterise

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cauterize

caught the rise of wound by burn wid hot iron
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by yasha

sounds like cotton ...which we use to heal and stop bleeding from burns
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by sriharisharma

rise to think of caustic...
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by gremadness

when you are raising the cot and it falls on your feet, u get wounded which burns.
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by cp.jethani

Caustic Sterilize i.e. Sterilize(rhymes with cauterize) using caustic substance
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by anuragsrm

Charr(Burning) treatment, to be precise
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by vocabIsFun

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