in surgery

Definition of in surgery

  1. 1 :  being operated on The patient is still in surgery.

  2. 2 :  performing an operation The doctor has been in surgery for two hours.

Word by Word Definitions

surgeryplay
  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned with diseases and conditions requiring or amenable to operative or manual procedures

    :  alterations made as if by surgery

    :  a physician's or dentist's office


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