Definitions for surgeonˈsɜr dʒən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surgeon, operating surgeon, sawbones(noun)

    a physician who specializes in surgery

Wiktionary

  1. surgeon(Noun)

    One who performs surgery; a doctor who performs operations on people or animals.

    The surgeon refused to operate because the patient was her son.

  2. Origin: From surgien, sirogen (Old French serurgien et al.), from a derivative of chirurgia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surgeon(noun)

    one whose profession or occupation is to cure diseases or injuries of the body by manual operation; one whose occupation is to cure local injuries or disorders (such as wounds, dislocations, tumors, etc.), whether by manual operation, or by medication and constitutional treatment

  2. Surgeon(noun)

    any one of numerous species of chaetodont fishes of the family Teuthidae, or Acanthuridae, which have one or two sharp lancelike spines on each side of the base of the tail. Called also surgeon fish, doctor fish, lancet fish, and sea surgeon

  3. Origin: [OE. surgien, OF. surgien, contr. fr. chirurgien. See Chirurgeon.]

Freebase

  1. Surgeon

    In medicine, a surgeon is a specialist in surgery. Surgery is a broad category of invasive medical treatment that involves the cutting of a body, whether that of a human or other animal, for a specific reason such as the removal of diseased tissue or to repair a tear or breakage. Surgeons may be physicians, dentists, podiatrists or veterinarians. In the U.S., surgeons train for longer than other specialists; only after 9 years of training do they qualify. These years include 4 years of medical school and a minimum of 5 years of residency.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Surgeon

    sur′jun, n. one who treats injuries or diseases by manual operations.—ns. Sur′geoncy, Sur′geonship, the office or employment of a surgeon in the army or navy; Sur′gery, act and art of treating lesions or malformations of the human body by manual operations, mediate and immediate: a place for surgical operations.—adj. Sur′gical, pertaining to surgeons, or to surgery: done by surgery.—adv. Sur′gically. [A doublet of chirurgeon (q.v.).]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'surgeon' in Nouns Frequency: #2118

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surgeon in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surgeon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chief Executive Scott Huennekens:

    There will always be a surgeon there.

  2. Marshall Allen:

    The surgeon is the captain of the ship.

  3. Win Htein:

    My job is cutting and sewing - I am a surgeon.

  4. Gerhard Kocher:

    Never ask a surgeon whether you need an operation.

  5. Groucho Marx:

    She got her looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon.

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