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Meaning of “open-heart surgery” in the English Dictionary

"open-heart surgery" in British English

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open-heart surgerynoun [U]

uk   /ˌəʊ.pən.hɑːtˈsɜː.dʒər.i/  us   /ˌoʊ.pən.hɑːrtˈsɜːr.dʒɚ-/
a ​medicaloperation in which the ​body is ​cutopen and the ​heart is ​repaired, while the body's ​blood is ​keptflowing by a ​machine
(Definition of open-heart surgery from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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open-heart surgerynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈoʊ·pənˈhɑrt ˌsɜr·sʒɜr·i/
a ​medicaloperation in which the ​heart is ​repaired while the body’s ​blood is ​keptflowing by a ​machine
(Definition of open-heart surgery from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “open-heart surgery”
in Chinese (Simplified) 心脏直视手术, 体外循环心脏手术…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心臟直視手術, 體外循環心臟手術…
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