noun. the utilization of radiant energy, generally in the form of a xenon-arc beam or laser, to concentrate protein material in a tissue. Photocoagulation is utilized in the remediating of detached retina after surgery, benign skin growths, and degeneration of peripheral tissues.

PHOTOCOAGULATION: "Be prepared to discuss photocoagulation in class next week."
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