AskDefine | Define fulguration

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Latin, fulguration, 'sheet lightning'


  1. The quality of flashing like lightning.
  2. Cauterization with electricity; electrocautery.

Extensive Definition

Fulguration, also called electrofulguration, is a procedure to destroy tissue (such as a tumor) using an electric current.


External links

  • Fulguration entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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