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  • 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

  1. wear away through erosion or vaporization
  2. remove an organ or bodily structure

Alternative definition of the verb ablate


  1. [transitive] To remove or decrease something by the process of ablation.
  2. [intransitive] To undergo ablation.

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Google previewHealing 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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery (2009)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

is required to ablate serum levels of sex steroids (> progesterone, ...

Google previewLippincott's Pocket Medical Dictionary (1897)

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.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

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 ...

Google previewA lexicon to Æschylus (1843)

by William Linwood

See ablate. Cf.C.212. 703. S.c.T. 681. on which last see il.

Google previewA 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.) ...

Google previewOphthalmic Dictionary and Vocabulary Builder (2011)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Cardiac Pacing, Defibrillation, Resynchronization, and Arrhythmias (2007)

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, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2009)

by Mosby

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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