Meaning Ablation
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Removal or excision. Ablation is usually carried out surgically. For example, surgical removal of the thyroid gland (a total thyroidectomy) is ablation of the thyroid.
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Removal of the lining of the womb. Removing the uterine lining decreases menstrual flow or stops it completely. Ablation means removal or excision, usually surgically. The word comes from the Latin ablatum meaning to carry away. The endometrium is the inner layer of the uterus (womb), the uterine lining which is normally shed monthly in response to [..]
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In medicine, the removal or destruction of a body part or tissue or its function. Ablation may be performed by surgery, hormones, drugs, radiofrequency, heat, or other methods.
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Surface removal of ice or snow from a glacier or snowfield by melting, sublimation, and/or calving.   Ablation Zone Region in a glacier where there is a surface net removal of snow and/or ice by melt [..]
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1 medical the surgical removal of body tissue
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As applied to glacier ice, the process by which ice below the snow line is wasted by evaporation and melting.
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See radiofrequency ablation.
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early 15c., "a carrying or taking away," in medicine, "mechanical removal of something harmful from the body," from Latin ablationem (nominative ablatio), "a taking away," [..]
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In medicine, the removal or destruction of a body part or tissue or its function. Ablation may be performed by surgery, hormones, drugs, radio frequency, heat or other methods.
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A process by where the atmosphere melts away and removes the surface material of an incoming meteorite.
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removal of material from the surface of an object, including melting, evaporation, or erosion.
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All processes that remove snow, ice, or water from a glacier, snowfield, etc.; in this sense, the opposite of accumulation. These processes include melting, evaporation, calving, wind erosion, and an [..]
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surface snow and ice loss from a glacier or covering of ice or snow.
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Surgically removing a part of the body or tissue
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Ablation is the process of transferring heat by removing material by melting, vaporization or other erosive process.
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 see: Catheter Ablation Therapy.
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noun. The process of removing tissue from within the body for purposes of treating an illness or ailment, or to further discern medical problems not yet understood. For instance, many women who suffer [..]
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Ablation is the removal of harmful or unwanted tissue from a surface using procedures such as lasering, surgical removal, or vaporization. Ablate means "to destroy" and it is essentially the [..]
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Elimination or removal.
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(n) surgical removal of a body part or tissue(n) the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers
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Removal. In the case of the excimer laser, the frequency of energy causes the molecules of the cornea to loose the "glue" that holds them together. They simply fall away from each ot [..]
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A form of treatment that uses electrical energy, heat, cold, alcohol, or other modalities to destroy a small section of damaged tissue.
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Occurs when more glacier ice is lost by melting and evaporation each year than is added by snowfall.
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Surgical removal of a part of the body, such as an amputation of a limb or removal of an abnormal tissue growth.
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(L. ablatio =removed ) removal
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Removal or destruction of abnormal tissue. Two types of ablation for Barrett's esophagus are radiofrequency ablation
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Removing surface material from a solid, in particular by plasma etching. Various plasma processes such as chemical etching, Ion etching, Reactive Ion-Etching (RIE) or Micro-Sandblasting remove molecul [..]
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All processes, which include melting, evaporation (sublimation), wind erosion, and calving (breaking off of ice masses), that remove snow or ice from a glacier or snowfield. The term also refers to the amount of snow or ice removed by these processes.
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Processes by which snow and ice are lost from a glacier, floating ice, or snow cover. These processes include melting, evaporation, (sublimation), wind erosion, and calving
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In medicine, the removal or destruction of a body part or tissue or its function. Ablation may be performed by surgery, hormones, drugs, radiofrequency, heat, or other methods.
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Definition: Ablate (ab-BLATE) is to remove. Ablation (ab-BLAY-shun) is the act of removing. The word appears in hormone therapies such as androgen ablation therapy (to remove or suppress the testoster [..]
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Removal of Tissue with electrical current delivered via Electrodes positioned at the distal end of a Catheter. Energy sources are commonly direct current (DC-Shock) or alternating current at radiofreq [..]
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Procedures used for the targeted destruction of the Mucous Membrane lining of the uterine cavity.
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All processes by which snow and ice are lost from a glacier, floating ice, or snow cover; or the amount which is melted. These processes include melting, evaporation, (sublimation), wind erosion, and [..]
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Removal of or stopping a part of the body from working by surgery or other means such as hormone therapy or radiotherapy.
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Removal or destruction of tissue. Acetylcholine (ACh) A neurotransmitter found in the brain, spinal cord, neuromuscular junction and autonomic nervous system. Acetylcholinesterase (AChE) Enzyme that t [..]
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In medicine, the removal or destruction of a body part or tissue or its function. Ablation may be performed by surgery, hormones, drugs, radiofrequency, heat, or other methods. (NCI)
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In medicine, the removal or destruction of a body part or tissue or its function. Ablation may be performed by surgery, hormones, drugs, radiofrequency, heat, or other methods.
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Depletion of snow and ice by melting and evaporation.
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The weathering of a glacier by surface melting, or rock weathering by hydraulic erosion. [CATENA, v85, 194-204; 2011; DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2010.12.007] [Remote Sensing of Environment [..]
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1. A carrying or taking away; removal. 2. <medicine> Extirpation. 3. <geology> Wearing away; superficial waste. See: tolerate. Origin: L. Ablatio, fr. Ablatus p. P. Of auferre to carry awa [..]
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experimental removal or killing of some part of an organism; for example, in experimental embryology, used to determine what effect absence of the structure will have on development of the remaining e [..]
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The erosion of a solid body by a high-temperature gas stream moving with high velocity, e.g. a reentry vehicle's heat shield which melts or chars under the effects of air friction.
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Process of removal by erosion, melting, evaporation, or vaporization.
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The process of being removed. Snow
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Depletion of snow and ice by melting and evaporation.
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(obsolete) A carrying or taking away; removal.se contentant d'annoncer que l'ablation des nouvelles permettra de voguer vers «la production d'émissions culturelles et de divertissement de qualité [..]
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elimination or removal. A therapeutic method that physically destroys the heart tissue that causes or contributes to some types of fast heartbeats (tachycardia).
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A procedure designed to use energy to disrupt or eliminate the faulty electrical pathways that cause abnormal heart rhythms; done through catheters placed into the heart through the blood vessels. ACT [..]
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The erosion of snow or ice, especially by melting.
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A form of treatment in which needles or probes are inserted into the cancer to destroy the cancer cells by passing microwave or radio waves into the cancer.
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Ablation is removal or destruction of material from an object by vaporization, chipping, or other erosive processes. Examples of ablative materials are described below, and include spacecraft material [..]
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Depletion of snow and ice by melting and evaporation.
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(n) - the process by which snow and ice is lost from a glacier
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The loss of snow by melting and evaporation. Ablation sucks.
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Depletion of snow and ice by melting and evaporation.
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