What does Ablate mean?

Ablate meaning in Medical Dictionary

To remove. A tumor may be ablated. To ablate the thyroid gland is to remove it. The word "ablation" came from the Latin "ablatum" meaning to carry away.

Ablate meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

To ablate is always to complete simply take anything from another thing. Ablation (letter.) relates to elimination of a specific human anatomy component by cutting it out.

Ablate meaning in General Dictionary

remove an organ or actual structure

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  • wear away through erosion or vaporization