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  Words related to surgical process

Related / Similar Words: operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure

 

Definition:
  • a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery";

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    Hyponyms: 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, fenestration, gastrectomy, gastroenterostomy, gastrostomy, heart surgery, hemorrhoidectomy, haemorrhoidectomy, hysterotomy, implantation, iridectomy, iridotomy, 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, Shirodkar's operation, purse-string operation, sterilization, sterilisation, strabotomy, taxis, tracheostomy, tracheotomy, transplant, transplantation, organ transplant, trephination, tympanoplasty, uranoplasty, vasovasostomy, vivisection

     

    Derivational Morphology: operate on, operate

     

     
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