Associations to the word «Surgery»
SURGERY, noun. (medicine) A procedure involving major incisions to remove, repair, or replace a part of a body.
SURGERY, noun. (medicine) The medical specialty related to the performance of surgical procedures.
SURGERY, noun. A room or department where surgery is performed.
SURGERY, noun. (British) A doctor's consulting room.
SURGERY, noun. (British) Any arrangement where people arrive and wait for an interview with certain people, similar to a doctor's surgery.
SURGERY, noun. (finance) (bankruptcy) (slang) A pre-packaged bankruptcy or "quick bankruptcy".
SURGERY, noun. (topology) The production of a manifold by removing parts of one manifold and replacing them with corresponding parts of others.
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".
SURGERY, noun. A room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted; "he read the warning in the doctor's surgery".
SURGERY, noun. A room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations; "great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic".
SURGERY, 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".
Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.