Surgery

Surgery (from the χειρουργική cheirourgikē (composed of χείρ, `hand`, and ἔργον, `work`), via chirurgiae, meaning `hand work`) is an ancient medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate and/or treat a pathological condition such as disease or injury, to help improv...
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Surgery

• (n.) The art of healing by manual operation; that branch of medical science which treats of manual operations for the healing of diseases or injuries of the body; that branch of medical science which has for its object the cure of local injuries or diseases, as wounds or fractures, tumors, etc., whether by manual operation or by medicines an...
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surgery

(sur´jәr-e) the branch of health science that treats diseases, injuries, and deformities by manual or operative methods. the place where operative procedures are performed. the work performed by a surgeon; see also operation and procedure. adj., sur´gical., adj. in Grea...
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surgery

noun the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures; `he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School`
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surgery

Click images to enlargeBranch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease, abnormality, or injury by operation. Traditionally it has been performed by means of cutting instruments, but today a number of technologies are used to treat or remove lesions, including ultrasonic waves and laser surgery. Surgery is carri...
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Surgery

[politics] A political surgery (in British politics) or clinic is a series of one-to-one meetings that a Member of Parliament (MP) may have with his or her constituents, at which a constituent may raise issues of local concern. The issues may relate to local issues (street crime, litter, a request for intervention by the MP on behalf of the...
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Surgery

Sur'ge·ry noun [ Middle English surgenrie , surgerie ; confer Old French cirurgie , French chirurgie , Latin chirurgia , Greek .... See Surgeon .] 1. The art of healing by manual operation; that branch of medical science which treats of manual operat...
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surgery

A procedure to remove or repair a part of the body or to find out whether disease is present. An operation.
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Surgery

A procedure to remove or repair a part of the body or to find out whether disease is present; an operation.
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surgery

An operation. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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surgery

Branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease, abnormality, or injury by operation. Traditionally it has been performed by means of cutting instruments, but today a number of...
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surgery

branch of medicine that is concerned with the treatment of injuries, diseases, and other disorders by manual and instrumental means. Surgery ... [41 related articles]
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Surgery

Medical treatment to remove or repair body tissue during an operation. Surgery can be done with a scalpel (knife) or with lasers.
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surgery

surgery Cross references related to 'work, toil' word families: argo-; ergasio-; ergo-; labor-; oper-; pono-.
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surgery

surgery, branch of medicine concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and the excision and repair of pathological conditions by means of operative procedures (see also anesthesia; medicine; radiology).Sections in this article:IntroductionEarly HistoryThe Birth of Modern SurgerySurgery i...
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Surgery

Surgery: The word 'surgery' has multiple meanings. It is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases and conditions which require or are amenable to operative procedures. Surgery is the work done by a surgeon. By analogy, the work of an editor wielding his pen as a scalpel is s form of surgery. A surgery in England (and some other countries) is ...
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Surgery

The branch of medicine, which treats disease or injury by operative measures.
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Surgery

The word "surgery" has multiple meanings. It is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases and conditions which require or are amenable to operative procedures. Surgery is the work done by a surgeon. By analogy, the work of an editor wielding his pen as a scalpel is s form of surgery. A surgery in England (and some other countries) is a physici...
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Surgery

The word 'surgery' has multiple meanings. It is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases and c
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surgery

Type: Term Pronunciation: sŭr′jĕr-ē Definitions: 1. The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of disease, injury, and deformity by physical operation or manipulation. 2. The performance or procedures of an operation.
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surgery

[n] - the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures 2. [n] - (British) a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted
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