ablation - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    medical the surgical removal of body tissueSubmitted by Behnam Gholami from Iran, Islamic Republic of on 18/12/2015
  2.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    science the removal of snow and ice from a glacier or iceberg by melting or evaporationSubmitted by Behnam Gholami from Iran, Islamic Republic of on 18/12/2015