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surgery

sur·ger·y

surgery

 
 
pronunciation:
suhr j ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: surgeries
definition 1: the field of medicine that treats disease and injury by fixing or removing parts of the body.
definition 2: an operation done by a surgeon.
He is going to have surgery for the torn muscle in his leg.
 
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operation
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