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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, physical defects, and injury with medical operations.
definition 2: the work, skill, or practice of a doctor who specializes in this field.
definition 3: an operation performed by a surgeon.
He underwent surgery.
 
similar words:
operation
definition 4: a room in which surgical operations are carried out; operating room.
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