What does Surgery mean?

Definitions for Surgery
ˈsɜr dʒə riSurgery

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. surgery(noun)

    a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted

    "he read the warning in the doctor's surgery"

  3. 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"

  4. operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process(noun)

    a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

    "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"

Wiktionary

  1. surgery(Noun)

    A procedure involving major incisions to remove, repair, or replace a part of a body.

    Many times surgery is necessary to prevent cancer from spreading.

  2. surgery(Noun)

    The medical specialty related to the performance of surgical procedures.

  3. surgery(Noun)

    A room or department where surgery is performed.

    I would discuss hospital policy to you more, but I'm wanted in surgery.

  4. surgery(Noun)

    A doctor's consulting room.

    I dropped in on the surgery as I was passing to pick up my prescription.

  5. surgery(Noun)

    Any arrangement where people arrive and wait for an interview with certain people, similar to a doctor's surgery.

    Our MP will be holding a surgery in the village hall on Tuesday.

  6. surgery(Noun)

    A pre-packaged bankruptcy or "quick bankruptcy".

  7. surgery(Noun)

    The production of a manifold by removing parts of one manifold and replacing them with corresponding parts of others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Surgery(noun)

    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 and constitutional treatment

    Etymology: [OE. surgenrie, surgerie; cf. OF. cirurgie, F. chirurgie, L. chirurgia, Gr. . See Surgeon.]

  2. Surgery(noun)

    a surgeon's operating room or laboratory

    Etymology: [OE. surgenrie, surgerie; cf. OF. cirurgie, F. chirurgie, L. chirurgia, Gr. . See Surgeon.]

Freebase

  1. Surgery

    Surgery 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, or to help improve bodily function or appearance. An act of performing surgery may be called a surgical procedure, operation, or simply surgery. In this context, the verb operate means to perform surgery. The adjective surgical means pertaining to surgery; e.g. surgical instruments or surgical nurse. The patient or subject on which the surgery is performed can be a person or an animal. A surgeon is a person who practises surgery. Persons described as surgeons are commonly physicians, but the term is also applied to podiatrists, dentists and veterinarians. A surgery can last from minutes to hours, but is typically not an ongoing or periodic type of treatment. The term surgery can also refer to the place where surgery is performed, or simply the office of a physician, dentist, or veterinarian. Elective surgery generally refers to a surgical procedure that can be scheduled in advance because it does not involve a medical emergency. Plastic, or cosmetic surgeries are common elective procedures.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. surgery

    An adjunct, more or less valuable to the diagnostician.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Surgery' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3672

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Surgery' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3250

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Surgery' in Nouns Frequency: #1449

How to pronounce Surgery?

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How to say Surgery in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Surgery in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Surgery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Surgery in a Sentence

  1. Pablo Rossini:

    Were waiting for the right moment to put him through another surgery, hes depending on life support that hes receiving in intensive care.

  2. Tom Lue:

    Surgery is a last resort, penile implants are much more invasive and have a higher rate of complication, especially for patients with underlying conditions like obesity and high blood pressure.

  3. Rita Rudner:

    I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.

  4. Dr Sekou Kanneh:

    We don't have time for surgery any more, and many of our surgeons are dead from Ebola.

  5. Jonas Bloch:

    The effect of meniscal surgery for younger populations 18-40 years has never been compared with non-surgical treatments (exercise therapy or placebo), the best treatment - surgical or non-surgical - remains to be established in this younger patient group.

Images & Illustrations of Surgery

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Translations for Surgery

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • جِرَاحَة, عَمَلِيَّة جِرَاحِيَّةArabic
  • cirurgia, quiròfan, operacióCatalan, Valencian
  • chirurgický, lékařský, zákrok, operace, chirurgieCzech
  • llawdriniaethWelsh
  • kirurgiDanish
  • Chirurgie, Operation, PraxisGerman
  • χειρουργική, χειρουργείο, ιατρείοGreek
  • kirurgio, operacioEsperanto
  • cirugía, operaciónSpanish
  • جراحیPersian
  • vastaanotto, leikkaussali, vastaanottohuone, kirurgia, leikkausFinnish
  • opération, chirurgie, salle opératoireFrench
  • cur faoi scian, máinliacht, gnáthamh máinliachta, lialann, obráidIrish
  • cirurxía, operaciónGalician
  • műtét, rendelő, sebészet, operáció, műtőHungarian
  • operasiIndonesian
  • kirurgioIdo
  • ambulatorio, operazione chirurgica, sala operatoria, intervento chirurgico, chirurgiaItalian
  • 外科, 手術, 手術室Japanese
  • 수술실, 수술, 외과Korean
  • surgeryLatin
  • pembedahanMalay
  • operatiekamer, chirurgie, heelkunde, spreekkamer, operatieDutch
  • operasjon, kirurgiNorwegian
  • cirurgiaOccitan
  • chirurgia, gabinet lekarski, operacjaPolish
  • cirurgia, consultório, sala de operação, operação, sala de cirurgiaPortuguese
  • chirurgie, interventie chirurgicalaRomanian
  • опера́ция, хирурги́я, [[кабине́т]] [[врач, [[хирургический, операцио́ннаяRussian
  • kirurgi, operationssal, operationSwedish
  • శస్త్రచికిత్సTelugu
  • ameliyat, ameliyathaneTurkish
  • 手术Chinese

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