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English definition of “surgery”

surgery

noun [U] (MEDICAL OPERATION)    /ˈsɜː.dʒər.i/ US  /ˈsɝː.dʒɚ-/
B2 the treatment of injuries or diseases in people or animals by cutting open the body and removing or repairing the damaged part : The patient had/ underwent surgery on his heart . He made a good recovery after surgery to remove a brain tumour .Surgery
(Definition of surgery noun (MEDICAL OPERATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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