NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,440 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- argon beam coagulator ablation
- listen (AR-gon beem coh-A-gyuh-LAY-ter a-BLAY-shun)
- A procedure that destroys tissue with an electrical current passed through a stream of argon gas to the tissue. It is used to treat endometriosis and other conditions, and to stop blood loss during surgery.