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- (FOH-toh-koh-A-gyuh-LAY-shun) The use of an intense beam of light, such as a laser, to seal off blood vessels or destroy tissue. It is used to treat certain eye conditions, and may be used to destroy blood vessels that a tumor needs to grow.
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- colposcope, colposcopy, cornea, FISH, fluorescence in situ hybridization, gonioscopy, light microscope