Definition of Surgeon

1. Noun. A physician who specializes in surgery.




Definition of Surgeon

1. n. One whose profession or occupation is to cure diseases or injuries of the body by manual operation; one whose occupation is to cure local injuries or disorders (such as wounds, dislocations, tumors, etc.), whether by manual operation, or by medication and constitutional treatment.

Definition of Surgeon

1. Noun. One who performs surgery; a doctor who performs operations on people or animals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surgeon

1. one who practices surgery [n -S] - See also: surgery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surgeon

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surgeon (current term)
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Literary usage of Surgeon

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1. Journal of the American Medical Association by American Medical Association (1890)
"First Lieut Allen M. Smith, Asst surgeon, is relieved from duty at Ft. Snelling, ... Robert J. Gibson, Asst. surgeon, is granted leave of absence for three ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"As a surgeon he is remarkable because he was the first to excise the head of ... He was elected an assistant-surgeon to the Westminster Hospital on 24 July ..."

3. Bulletin by Illinois Association Opposed to the Extension of Suffrage to Women (1905)
"Neilson, John Land, MD 1902, Passed Assistant surgeon, Bureau Medicine and Surgery, Navy Department, Washington, DC PARKER, EDWARD GRAHAME, MD 1898, surgeon ..."

4. Who's who in New York (city and State). by Lewis Randolph Hamersly, John William Leonard, William Frederick Mohr, Herman Warren Knox, Frank R. Holmes (1904)
"1862; assistant surgeon One Hundred and Eighty- second New York Infantry, Dec. ... 23, 1869; major and surgeon April 15, 1889; service, in the field during ..."

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