surgerynounuk /ˈsɜː.dʒər.i/ us /ˈsɝː.dʒɚ-/
surgery noun (MEDICAL OPERATION)
- With something as delicate as brain surgery, there is little margin for error .
- Heart surgery exacts tremendous skill and concentration.
- In the 1870s and 1880s, doctors began to follow the principles of antiseptic surgery.
- Ligatures are used in surgery to stop the flow of a bleeding artery.
- Without surgery, this animal will die slowly and painfully.
surgery noun (ADVICE)