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[Fr. cirurgerie, ult. fr. Gr. cheirurgia, handwork, surgery]
1. The branch of medicine dealing with manual and operative procedures to correct deformities and defects, repair injuries, and diagnose and cure certain diseases.
2. A surgeon's operating room.
3. Treatment or work performed by a surgeon.
SYN: SEE: operationLabeling of the leg, to prevent wrong-site surgery
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Surgery." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742734/all/scalpel_free_surgery.
Surgery. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742734/all/scalpel_free_surgery. Accessed May 31, 2023.
Surgery. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742734/all/scalpel_free_surgery
Surgery [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 31]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742734/all/scalpel_free_surgery.
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