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Definition of the noun Fulguration

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noun - plural: fulgurations

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


Fulguration, also called electrofulguration, is a procedure to destroy and remove tissue using a high-frequency electric current applied with a needlelike electrode.

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Google previewLaparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (2006)

by Jeffrey W. Milsom, Bartholomäus Böhm, Kiyokazu Nakajima

Fulguration is a high-impedance modality with relatively high voltage, low current , and a highly damped interrupted waveform. The peak-to-peak voltage is high enough to ignite and sustain longer than 1 mm. The arcs may have a temperature ...

Google previewThe SAGES Manual Operating Through the Endoscope (2016)

by Matthew Kroh, Kevin M. Reavis

Operating Platforms for Surgical Endoscopy Application of thermal energy for hemostasis and tissue fulguration is a mainstay in endoscopic therapy. Bicap and heater-probe technology have been used traditionally, though newer technologies ...

Google previewUnderstanding ICD-9-CM Coding: A Worktext (2014)

by Mary Jo Bowie, Regina M Schaffer

Fulguration is a procedure in which a high-frequency electric current is used to destroy the skin. Radical Excision of Skin Lesion—This procedure is a wide- margined excison of a skin lesion. The excision is deep and may involve adjacent ...

Google previewTerminology for Allied Health Professionals (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Fulguration is a procedure to destroy tissue (such as a malignant tumor) using a highfrequency electric current applied with a needlelike electrode. Skin grafting is a type of medical grafting involving the transplantation of skin. The transplanted ...

Google previewCurrent Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, Fifth Edition (2014)

by M. Joseph Bojrab, Don Ray Waldron, James P. Toombs

Fulguration is a spark-gap wave form (Figure 3-18). Fulguration rapidly dehydrates or desiccates tissue. This is ideal for areas where the surgeon wants intentional tissue destruction (such as perianal fistula, abscess or draining tracts).

Google previewSmall Animal Endoscopy (2010)

by Todd R. Tams, Clarence A. Rawlings

Fulguration is a tissue effect that is achieved with sparking to tissue in a noncontact mode. The coagulation waveform, which is interrupted and of higher voltage, is the usual generator setting. In this application, energy delivery is intermittent, ...

Google previewXIV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2016 (2016)

MEDICON 2016, March 31st-April 2nd 2016, Paphos, Cyprus by Efthyvoulos Kyriacou, Stelios Christofides, Constantinos S. Pattichis

Fulguration is a non-contact form of coagulation, producing a spark gap and electric discharge arc to mediate the tissue as ...

Google previewRush University Medical Center Review of Surgery E-Book (2017)

by Jonathan A. Myers, Steven D. Bines, Keith W. Millikan, Minh B. Luu, Edie Y. Chan, Edward F. Hollinger, Bruce A. Orkin

Fulguration is a type of superficial protein coagulation created by the establishment of an array of current arcs in the gap between the electrode and the underlying tissue. Fulguration requires the use of modulated high-voltage waveforms, ...

Google previewInternational Journal of Surgery (1922)

Devoted to the Theory and Practice of Modern Surgery and Gynecology

Fulguration is an excellent procedure for a purely benign growth that can be properly- fulgurated. 3. Difficulties other than malignancy at times make fulguration useless. 4. The examination of the bladder should be made by a cysto - scopist of ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1916)

by Casey Albert Wood

See Fulguration. Injuries from sunlight and electric light exhibit at first a thermic change of the outer portions, later followed by chemical and atrophic changes which destroy the finer structures of the rods and cones of the retina with resultant ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

fulguration. (electrodesiccation) n. the destruction with a *diathermy instrument of warts, growths, or unwanted areas of tissue, particularly inside the bladder. This latter operation is performed via the urethra and viewed through a cystoscope.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Fulguration. The destruction of a superficial lesion with electric or radiation energy. (See RADIOSURGERY.) Fumes. (See CARBON MONOXIDE; 'FRYING PAN' DEATHS; SLURRY; ANAESTHESIA, GENERAL; AEROSOLS.) Fumigation.

Google previewAn Universal Etymological English Dictionary; Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words in the English Tongue, Either Ancient Or Modern, ... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Difficult Words, ...together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words and Phrases Used in Our Ancient Statutes, Chartes, Writs, Old Records, and Processes in Law; ... Containing Many Thousand Words More Than Either Harris Philips, Kersey, Or Any English Dictionary Before Extant. To Wich is Added, a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs, with Their Explication and Illustration. The Whole Work Compil'd and Methodically Digested, ... By N. Bailey, Philologos (1757)

FULGURATION [in Chymistry J an Operation by which all Metals, except Gold - and Silver, are reduced into Vapours, „FULHAM [Fulion pam, of Fulge, a Fổwl, and pam, a Villare, sax. q. d. Fowl-Town j a Town standing near London, on the ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

SEE: fulguration. fulguration (fulgyu ̆-ra ̄sho ̆n) [L. fulgurare, to flash, glitter] Destruction of tissue by heat-producing long highfrequency electric sparks. SEE: electrodesiccation. full body CT scanning Whole body CT scanning. fuller's earth ...

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Relating to fulguration. ful-gu-ra-tion (ful-gū-rä'shūn) Destruction of tissue by means of a high -frequency electric current: direct fulguration uses an insulated electrode with a ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Fulguration. The destruction of a superficial lesion with electric or radiation energy. (See RADIOSURGERY.) Fumes. (See CARBON MONOXIDE; 'FRYING PAN' DEATHS; SLURRY; ANAESTHESIA, GENERAL; AEROSOLS.) Fumigation.

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

< Spitzenposition Fulguration f ' fulguration (Leibniz, F ichte, ...

Google previewAn universal etymological English dictionary (1724)

by Nathan Bailey

FULGURATION, Lightening or Flashing of Fire in the Clouds, which is commonly by us observed to preceed Thunder, though in Reality they are both together. 1» FULGURATION, [in Chyrntfry} is an Operation by which all Meta's, Gold and ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Philosophy (2001)

by Dagobert D. Runes

Fulguration: is a lightning flash of the mind. To Leibniz, the monads are God's perpetual fulguration, Monad- ology, 47. — J.M. Function: In ...

Google previewAn universal etymological English dictionary ... The twenty first edition, etc (1775)

FULGURATION, Lightning or Flashing of Fire in the Clouds, which feems to us to precede Thunder, though in Reality they...

- FULGURATION (in Chymiffry] an Operation by which all Metals, except Gold and Silver, are reduced into Vapours.

Google previewAn universal etymological English dictionary ... The twentieth edition, etc (1770)

by Nathan BAILEY

FULGURATION, Lightning or Flashing of Fire in the Clouds, which feems to us to ccede Thunder, though in reality they are...

FULGURATION (in Chymiffy] an Operation by which all Metals, except Gold and Silver, are reduced into Vapours.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Autoimmune Diseases (2003)

by Dana K. Cassell, Noel R. Rose

Two procedures—fulguration and resection of ulcers—can be done with instruments inserted through the urethra. Fulguration involves burning Hunner's ulcers with electricity or a laser. When the area heals, the dead tissue and the ulcers fall ...

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

by David L. Hayes, MD, Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD

fulguration French ( gauge). A scale (abbreviated F) whose numbers correspond to the circumference , ...

Google previewAn English expositour, or Compleat dictionary: teaching the interpretation of the hardest words, and most usefull terms of art used in our language. First set forth by J. B. Dr of Physick ... And now the sixth time revised, corrected, and very much augmented ... By a lover of the arts. The author named in the preface as John Bulloker (1719)

by John BULLOKAR, Richard BROWNE (English Master at Rugby School.)

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Video shows what fulguration means. The quality of flashing like lightning.. Cauterization with electricity, electrocautery.. The sudden brightening of a fused ...

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