- UK [ˈkɔːtəraɪz] / US [ˈkɔtəˌraɪz]
Word forms "cauterize":
present tense I/you/we/they cauterize he/she/it cauterizes present participle cauterizing past tense cauterized past participle cauterized medicalto close a cut by using a hot instrument in order to prevent infection or to stop blood flowing out
English dictionary. 2014.