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neurosurgery

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noun neu·ro·sur·gery \-ˈsər-jə-rē, -ˈsərj-rē\

Definition of neurosurgery

  1. :  surgery of nervous structures (as nerves, the brain, or the spinal cord)

neurosurgeon play \-ˈsər-jən\ noun
neurosurgical play \-ˈsər-ji-kəl\ adjective


1904

First Known Use of neurosurgery

1904

Rhymes with neurosurgery


Medical Dictionary

neurosurgery

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noun neu·ro·sur·gery \-ˈsərj-(ə-)rē\

Medical Definition of neurosurgery

plural neurosurgeries

  1. :  surgery of nervous structures (as nerves, the brain, or the spinal cord)

neurosurgical \-ˈsər-ji-kəl\play adjective
neurosurgically \-ji-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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