Definition of Surgical operation

1. Noun. A medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body. "He died while undergoing surgery"

Exact synonyms: Operation, Surgery, Surgical Procedure, Surgical Process
Specialized synonyms: Catheterisation, Catheterization, Ablation, Cutting Out, Excision, Extirpation, Amputation, Angioplasty, Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, Brain Surgery, Castration, Cauterisation, Cauterization, Cautery, Chemosurgery, Craniotomy, Cryosurgery, Curettage, Curettement, Debridement, Decortication, D And C, Dilatation And Curettage, Dilation And Curettage, Electrosurgery, Enterostomy, Enterotomy, Enucleation, Wrong-site Surgery, Evisceration, Exenteration, Eye Operation, Eye Surgery, Fenestration, Gastrectomy, Gastroenterostomy, Gastrostomy, Heart Surgery, Haemorrhoidectomy, Hemorrhoidectomy, Hysterotomy, Implantation, Intestinal Bypass, Jejunostomy, Major Surgery, Microsurgery, Minor Surgery, Myotomy, Myringectomy, Myringoplasty, Myringotomy, Neurosurgery, Orchiopexy, Osteotomy, Ostomy, Palatopharyngoplasty, Ppp, Uppp, Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, Phlebectomy, Photocoagulation, Anaplasty, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Polypectomy, Resection, Rhinotomy, Rhizotomy, Sex-change Operation, Transsexual Surgery, Purse-string Operation, Shirodkar's Operation, Sterilisation, Sterilization, Strabotomy, Taxis, Tracheostomy, Tracheotomy, Organ Transplant, Transplant, Transplantation, Trephination, Tympanoplasty, Uranoplasty, Vasovasostomy, Vivisection
Terms within: Haemostasia, Haemostasis, Hemostasia, Hemostasis, Incision, Section, Surgical Incision, Suturing
Generic synonyms: Medical Procedure
Category relationships: Surgery
Examples of category: Freeze, Suction, Decorticate, Ablate, Hypophysectomise, Hypophysectomize, Trepan
Derivative terms: Operate, Operative, Surgical



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surgical Operation

surgeonry
surgeons
surger
surgeries
surgers
surgery
surges
surgical
surgical contraception
surgical dressing
surgical gown
surgical gowns
surgical incision
surgical instrument
surgical knife
surgical operation (current term)
surgical procedure
surgical procedures
surgical process
surgical seam
surgical spirit
surgical strike
surgically
surgicenter
surgicenters
surgier
surgiest
surgiholic
surgiholics
surging

Literary usage of Surgical operation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1891)
"... cessful surgical operation for deafness at Halle. He tarried for business on his way home, and, failing to take the care of himself HENKY T. ..."

2. A Digest of the Criminal Law (crimes and Punishments) by James Fitzjames Stephen (1887)
"1 Every one has a right to consent to the infliction of any bodily injury in the nature of a surgical operation upon himself or upon any child under his ..."

3. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... Wolfish Frolic — Arkansas River — Pleasing Scenery — Character of the Country — Extraordinary surgical operation — The ' Pawnee Rock'— Salutary Effects ..."

4. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1905)
"... Wolfish Frolic — Arkansas River — Pleasing Scenery — Character of the Country — Extraordinary surgical operation — The ' Pawnee Rock'— Salutary Effects ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1822)
"Case of Ovarian Dropsy successfully removed hy a surgical operation. By Dr NATHAN SMITH, Professor of Physic ami Surgery in Yale College, Connecticut; ..."

6. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"... the merciful ether quickly does its work, and the patient, whose face is hidden by the cone, lies flat, with the head turned to one A surgical operation ..."

7. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"... with the head turned to one A surgical operation IN THE AMPHITHEATRE AT BELLEVUE HOSPITAL. side that the tongue may not interfere with the breathing. ..."

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