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  1. operating room, OR, operating theater, operating theatre, surgery(noun)

    a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations

    "great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic"


  1. operating theatre(Noun)

    A room in a hospital used for performing surgery (originally designed for operations in front of observers).


  1. Operating theater

    An operating theater, also known as an operating theatre, operating room or operating suite, is a facility within a hospital where surgical operations are carried out in a sterile environment. Historically, the term "operating theatre" referred to a non-sterile, tiered theater or amphitheater in which students and other spectators could watch surgeons perform surgery.

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