Ablate appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):
- Freshened, I will ablate my metal ball I widen, eh, serf?
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Definition of the verb ablate
What does ablate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: ablated | ablating | ablates
- wear away through erosion or vaporization
- remove an organ or bodily structure
- domain: operation / surgery / surgical operation / surgical procedure / surgical process
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- more generic terms: remove / take / take away / withdraw = remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Alternative definition of the verb ablate
- [transitive] To remove or decrease something by the process of ablation.
- [intransitive] To undergo ablation.
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Healing Adult Acne (2005)
Your Guide to Clear Skin & Self-confidence by Richard G. Fried, Richard Fried
To ablate means to destroy. Ablative lasers are those that destroy tissue, while the nonablative lasers theoretically are attracted only to a specific target and are not destructive to tissue. LASER ABLATION Carbon dioxide lasers and erbium ...
by Carol Ann Rinzler
ablate From the Latin ab and latus, meaning “to take away.” In medicine, to remove a body part or destroy its function, a process called ablation. For example, the use of ...
Encyclopedia of Cancer (2011)
by Manfred Schwab
is required to ablate serum levels of sex steroids (> progesterone, ...
Including the Pronunciation and Definition of Twenty Thousand of the Principal Terms Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, Together with Many Elaborate Tables by Ryland W. Greene
Ablate' (etb-lêt'). To remove, as by cutting. Abla' tion. To remove, especially by cutting. Ablepha'ria.
From Genome to Environment
embryos, where it is possible to record noninvasively from individual identified neurons and to selectively laser ablate them, have focused on the role of the Mauthner cell and of its identifiable ...
A lexicon to Æschylus (1843)
by William Linwood
See ablate. Cf.C.212. 703. S.c.T. 681. on which last see il.
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
Ablate. ABLE® A registered biopesticide derived from Bacillus thuringiensis var. aizawai strain GC-91. See Bacillus thuringiensis. ABNEGATE Trans.Verb. ( Latin, abnegates pp of abnegare = to refuse + ab- = away + negare = to deny.) ...
by Harold A Stein, Raymond M Stein
Excimer: A laser instrument used to ablate or remove the anterior part of the cornea; used to reduce refractive errors and remove scar tissue. F Fixation instrument: An instrument used to fixate the globe. G Glare: An annoying and undesirable ...
by David L. Hayes, MD, Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD
Direct- current energy used to ablate arrhythmogenic substrate that so often is associated with pres- sure-related collateral trauma. basal mechanical dyssynchrony. Dyssynchro- nous movement of the basal segments of the left ventricle, ...
—ablate,v. ABLB test,abbreviation for alternate binaural loudness balance test. ablepharia/ab′lfer′ē/, a defect characterized by partial or total absence of the eyelids. ablepsia/blep′sē·/ [Gk, a + blepein, not to see], the condition of being ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3L1A1T1E1
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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