Definition of Electrocoagulation
Electrocoagulation: The coagulation (clotting) of tissue using a high-frequency electrical current applied locally with a metal instrument or needle with the aim of stopping bleeding.
There is also, for example, laser coagulation and photocoagulation.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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