surgery: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sûr'ju-rē), [key]
— pl. -ger•ies
- the art, practice, or work of treating diseases, injuries, or deformities by manual or operative procedures.
- the branch of medicine concerned with such treatment.
- treatment, as an operation, performed by a surgeon.
- a room or place for surgical operations.
- a doctor's or dentist's office or office hours.
- surgery (Thesaurus)