ablate

[ US /ˌəˈbɫeɪt/ ]
VERB
  1. remove an organ or bodily structure
  2. wear away through erosion or vaporization
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How To Use ablate In A Sentence

  • In particular, the frenulum is a very erogenous region known as the "sex nerve" in France that is either ablated during circumcision or is extremely underdeveloped on the circumcised penis. Mind Hacks: At last! Female orgasm neuroimaged
  • It was not until the 1980s that therapeutic cardiac electrophysiology emerged; this procedure, carried out while patients are conscious, uses wires passed percutaneously to the heart to ablate the cause of arrhythmias.
  • The two comets are entirely ablated, whereas the stony objects lose most of their kinetic energy to deceleration, not ablation.
  • It was not until the 1980s that therapeutic cardiac electrophysiology emerged; this procedure, carried out while patients are conscious, uses wires passed percutaneously to the heart to ablate the cause of arrhythmias.
  • That bit of wood should then get dropped on the stony beach when its surrounding ice ablated/sublimed away, as it would do if the mechanism operates. Ellesmere Island Ice Shelves « Climate Audit
  • It may have gathered marine growth, barnacles, weed, etc., and its paint may have faded and ablated from im-mersion but, clean it up, scrape off the surface and the truth will be revealed. Palestine Blogs aggregator
  • Felled by the ward of his intransigence, levelled and laid flat, sword brandished in denial – sword wafting words uttered emphatically in a trial of words by wards, falling for the trap of his own rhetorical thirst, falling into the gap between those who run first and those who carp and cry in the pack – an empty husk cracked and ablated, an old fool utterly trashed. Rhetorical Thirst (rev)
  • The treatment of choice is early surgical removal with intensive chemotherapy and radiation therapy to ablate residual microscopic disease.
  • They were pretty cool, as you could actually see the ET tumbling while it ablated, then all of a sudden, BOOM! Today's Video - External Tank Falling to Earth in HD - NASA Watch
  • The article about the seals wandered into strange territory, by the way, discussing “numerous seal-bodies” of seal pups that apparently had wandered far inland, into the dry valleys of Victoria Land, where they froze to death and were then slowly ablated away by ice and sand during wind storms. Tephras in Ecuador « Climate Audit
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