surgical

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sur·gi·cal

adjective \ˈsər-ji-kəl\

: of or relating to the process of performing a medical operation : of or relating to surgery

: used during surgery

: resulting from a surgery

Full Definition of SURGICAL

1
a :  of or relating to surgeons or surgery <surgical skills>
b :  used in or in connection with surgery <surgical gauze>
c :  following or resulting from surgery <surgical fevers>
2
:  characteristic of or resembling surgery or a surgeon especially in control or incisiveness <surgical precision>
sur·gi·cal·ly \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of SURGICAL

  1. The work was done with surgical precision.

Origin of SURGICAL

surgeon + -ical
First Known Use: 1770

sur·gi·cal

adjective \ˈsər-ji-kəl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SURGICAL

1
: of, relating to, or concerned with surgeons or surgery <surgical skill>
2
: requiring surgical treatment <a surgical appendix>
3
: used in or in connection with surgery <surgical gauze>
4
: following or resulting from surgery <surgical fevers>

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