cauteriser

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See also: cautériser

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cauterise +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

cauteriser (plural cauterisers)

  1. Alternative spelling of cauterizer

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cauterizō.

Verb[edit]

cauteriser

  1. to cauterize
    • 1377, Bernard de Gordon, Practica dicta Lilium medicine, Chapter XXVII, page 190 of this document
      peult on cauteriser le lieu d’une aiguille de cuyvre et pour ce que par ces medecines vient plus grant douleur et chaleur
      One can cauterize the area with a copper needle, and by these medicines comes greater pain and heat

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-st are modified to s, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.