Definitions for "Ablate"
Keywords:  reshape, readable, laser, erosion, pits
A general term for the excision of tissue during surgery, commonly used to describe vaporization of tissue with the excimer laser.
wear away through erosion or vaporization
remove an organ or bodily structure
To destroy the function of an organ or tissue. Radioactive iodine treatment ablates thyroid tissues.
To destroy (kill) tissue (see Thermal Ablation below).