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Dictionary definition for: Surgery

1. (n) the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures; "he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School"

2. (n) a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted; "he read the warning in the doctor''s surgery"

3. (n) a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations; "great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic"

4. (n) 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"

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