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Autograft

Skin graft using skin from one's own body

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Biopsy

Excision of tissue for microscopic examination

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Cauterize

To apply heat to an area to cause coagulation and stop bleeding

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Cryosurgery

Surgery that removes tissue by freezing it with liquid nitrogen

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Curettage

Removal of tissue from an area, such as a wound, by scraping

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Debridement

Removal of dead tissue from a wound

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Dermabrasion

Removal of wrinkles, scars, tattoos, and other marks by scraping with brushes or emery papers

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Electrodesiccation

Dying with electrical current