surgical process

noun
a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body
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they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available

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he died while undergoing surgery

Derivationally related forms: ↑surgical (for: ↑surgery), ↑operate (for: ↑operation), ↑operative (for: ↑operation)
Topics: ↑surgery
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Hypernyms: ↑medical procedure
Hyponyms:
catheterization, ↑catheterisation, ↑ablation, ↑extirpation, ↑cutting out, ↑excision, ↑amputation, ↑angioplasty, ↑arthroplasty, ↑arthroscopy, ↑brain surgery, ↑castration, ↑cautery, ↑cauterization, ↑cauterisation, ↑chemosurgery, ↑craniotomy, ↑cryosurgery, ↑curettage, ↑curettement, ↑debridement, ↑decortication, ↑dilation and curettage, ↑dilatation and curettage, ↑D and C, ↑electrosurgery, ↑enterostomy, ↑enterotomy, ↑enucleation, ↑wrong-site surgery, ↑evisceration, ↑exenteration, ↑eye operation, ↑eye surgery, ↑fenestration, ↑gastrectomy, ↑gastroenterostomy, ↑gastrostomy, ↑heart surgery, ↑hemorrhoidectomy, ↑haemorrhoidectomy, ↑hysterotomy, ↑implantation, ↑intestinal bypass, ↑jejunostomy, ↑major surgery, ↑microsurgery, ↑minor surgery, ↑myotomy, ↑myringectomy, ↑myringoplasty, ↑myringotomy, ↑neurosurgery, ↑orchiopexy, ↑osteotomy, ↑ostomy, ↑palatopharyngoplasty, ↑PPP, ↑uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, ↑UPPP, ↑phlebectomy, ↑photocoagulation, ↑plastic surgery, ↑reconstructive surgery, ↑anaplasty, ↑polypectomy, ↑resection, ↑rhinotomy, ↑rhizotomy, ↑sex-change operation, ↑transsexual surgery, ↑Shirodkar's operation, ↑purse-string operation, ↑sterilization, ↑sterilisation, ↑strabotomy, ↑taxis, ↑tracheostomy, ↑tracheotomy, ↑transplant, ↑transplantation, ↑organ transplant, ↑trephination, ↑tympanoplasty, ↑uranoplasty, ↑vasovasostomy, ↑vivisection
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