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01. She was in [surgery] for over 5 hours to remove a large tumor on her brain.
02. Peter visited his sister, who had just recovered from heart [surgery].
03. She underwent [surgery] to remove a small lump in her breast.
04. I spoke to the [surgeon] about the operation before going to the hospital.
05. The doctor told me that I will need [surgery] for my kidney problems.
06. Actress Loni Anderson apparently had her breasts [surgically] reduced because they were so big they were causing her back problems.
07. Your [surgery] will be at 9:00 tomorrow morning, so you can't have any food after midnight.
08. Rita Rudner once joked, "I was going to have cosmetic [surgery] until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso."
09. The knee is the most easily injured of all the joints in the body, and the area most frequently treated by [surgeons].
10. The doctor had to perform operations without the proper [surgical] instruments because the country was too poor to purchase them.
11. [Surgery] involves many fine and delicate finger movements.
12. Just before the [surgery] began, a tube was inserted into the patient's nose.
13. In 1865, Joseph Lister became the first doctor to utilize disinfectant during [surgery].
14. Recent studies show that half of North American women will develop a breast tumor at some time in their life, but luckily [surgery] is no longer the only cure.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Surgery — Sur ge*ry, n. [OE. surgenrie, surgerie; cf. OF. cirurgie, F. chirurgie, L. chirurgia, Gr. ?. See {Surgeon}.] 1. The art of healing by manual operation; that branch of medical science which treats of manual operations for the healing of diseases… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • surgery — c.1300, from O.Fr. surgerie, contraction of serurgerie, from L.L. chirurgia (see SURGEON (Cf. surgeon)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • surgery — ► NOUN (pl. surgeries) 1) the branch of medicine concerned with treatment of bodily injuries or disorders by incision or manipulation. 2) Brit. a place where a medical practitioner treats or advises patients. 3) Brit. an occasion on which an MP,… …   English terms dictionary

  • surgery — [sʉr′jər ē] n. pl. surgeries [ME < OFr cirurgie, contr. of cirurgerie < L chirurgia < Gr cheirourgia, a working with the hands, handicraft, skill < cheir (gen. cheiros), the hand + ergein, to WORK] 1. a) the treatment of disease,… …   English World dictionary

  • Surgery — This article is about the medical specialty. For other uses, see Surgery (disambiguation). A cardiothoracic surgeon performs a mitral valve replacement at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. Surgery (from the Greek …   Wikipedia

  • surgery — /serr jeuh ree/, n., pl. surgeries for 3 5. 1. the art, practice, or work of treating diseases, injuries, or deformities by manual or operative procedures. 2. the branch of medicine concerned with such treatment. 3. treatment, as an operation,… …   Universalium

  • surgery — noun 1 medical treatment ADJECTIVE ▪ major, radical ▪ minor ▪ extensive ▪ further ▪ successful …   Collocations dictionary

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  • surgery — n. branch of medicine 1) to perform surgery 2) to undergo surgery 3) elective; emergency; heroic; major; minor; radical; remedial surgery 4) bypass; cosmetic; open heart; plastic surgery office (BE) 5) a doctor s surgery (CE has doctor s office)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • surgery — sur|ge|ry W2S2 [ˈsə:dʒəri US ˈsə:r ] n plural surgeries [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: cirurgie, from Latin, from Greek cheirourgia, from cheirourgos working with the hand , from cheir hand + ergon work ] 1.) [U] medical treatment in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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