variants or chirurgical
: of, concerned with, or treating of surgery : surgical

Word History


chirurgic, from French or Latin; French chirurgique from Latin chirurgicus, from chirurgia + -icus -ic; chirurgical, alteration of earlier cyrurgical, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French cirurgical from Medieval Latin cirurgicalis, chirurgicalis, from Latin chirurgicus + -alis -al

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“Chirurgic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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