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This article is from the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica. Medical science has made many leaps forward since it has been written. This is not a site for medical advice, when you need information on a medical condition, consult a professional instead.

ABLATION (from Lat. ablatus, carried away), the process of removing anything; a term used technically in geology of the wearing away of a rock or glacier, and in surgery for operative removal.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Ablation'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/a/ablation.html. 1910.

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