Definition of Neurosurgeon

1. Noun. Someone who does surgery on the nervous system (especially the brain).

Exact synonyms: Brain Surgeon
Generic synonyms: Operating Surgeon, Sawbones, Surgeon



Definition of Neurosurgeon

1. Noun. (neurosurgery) A surgeon specializing in brain surgery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Neurosurgeon

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Neurosurgeon

1. A medically qualified specialist in surgery who has subspecialised in the surgery of the brain, spinal cord and other nervous tissue. Some neurosurgeons also practise neurology because specialists in that field are rare. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neurosurgeon

neuroskeleton
neuroskeletons
neurosomatic
neurosomatic junction
neurospast
neurospasts
neurosphere
neurospheres
neurosplanchnic
neurospongium
neurosporas
neurosteroid
neurosteroids
neurostimulator
neurosurgeon (current term)
neurosurgeons
neurosurgeries
neurosurgery
neurosurgical
neurosurgical procedures
neurosurgically
neurosuture
neurosyphilis
neurosyphilitic
neurosyphilitics
neurotaxis
neurotechnological
neurotechnologies
neurotechnology

Literary usage of Neurosurgeon

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

1. He Usually Lived with a Female: The Life of a California Newspaperman by George Garrigues (2006)
"... of operation to cure it, so I tried the neurosurgeon at Kaiser Hospital but ... friend of hers) was in close contact with the neurosurgeon at UCLA who ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... at least four medical specialists available to him: the neurosurgeon, the orthopedist, the urologist, and the physiatrist or rehabilitation specialist. ..."

3. A Light in the Midst of Darkness by Erik Loebl (2007)
"Craniotomies are named according to the portion of the brain being operated on, and the operation is performed by a neurosurgeon. ..."

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