Cauterize in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Cauterize

to burn the skin around a wound to stop bleeding or prevent infection

Examples of Cauterize in a sentence

To stop the patient from bleeding, the doctor had to use a hot iron to cauterize the wound.  🔊

A laser was used to cauterize the patient’s artery, but the burning procedure did not work.  🔊

The decision was made to cauterize or burn the skin around the stump right after the leg amputation.  🔊

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