Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 1 - Exercises: Things Engineers Think About: 7

Answer

Cryosurgery uses the advantage of pre-cancerous skin blemishes or cancer cells being less dense.

Work Step by Step

Cryosurgery applies freezing temperatures due to which these low density cells form ice crystals. Thus causing the cells to burst and also blocking the blood supply to the affected cells.
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