Medical Dictionary

major surgery

noun

Medical Definition of MAJOR SURGERY

:  surgery involving a risk to the life of the patient; specifically :  an operation upon an organ within the cranium, chest, abdomen, or pelvic cavity—compare minor surgery
April 26, 2015
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excessively ornate or intricate
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