nonsurgical

adjective
non·​sur·​gi·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˈsər-ji-kəl How to pronounce nonsurgical (audio) \

Definition of nonsurgical

: not involving, consisting of, requiring, or performing surgery nonsurgical treatment of back pain nonsurgical cosmetic procedures a nonsurgical practitioner

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Other Words from nonsurgical

nonsurgically \ ˌnän-​ˈsər-​ji-​k(-​ə)lē How to pronounce nonsurgically (audio) \ adverb
fractures treated nonsurgically nonsurgically treated patients

Examples of nonsurgical in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most recently, the liberal female icon was briefly hospitalized in New York City’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in late July and underwent a nonsurgical procedure to revise a bile duct stent. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87," 18 Sep. 2020 The national average physician fee alone for one Botox injection is $408, and more than $2,000 for a nonsurgical skin-tightening procedure, according to the plastic surgeons’ group. Lisa Gutierrez Kansas City Star, Star Tribune, "Zoomoplasty is the key to virtual beauty," 14 Sep. 2020 Most recently, Ginsburg, 87, was briefly hospitalized in New York City’s Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in late July and underwent a nonsurgical procedure to revise a bile duct stent. Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner, "Trump talks Supreme Court: 'I wish Justice Ginsburg the best'," 4 Sep. 2020 In May, Ginsburg was hospitalized to receive nonsurgical treatment for a gallbladder infection but still heard oral arguments from her hospital bed. Anthony Leonardi, Washington Examiner, "Trump says he would fill potential Supreme Court vacancy before election," 11 Aug. 2020 One of the nurse practitioners there is KarriAnn Khalil, who focuses on such nonsurgical procedures as Fraxel laser resurfacing and the Plasma Pen. Mark Ellwood, BostonGlobe.com, "The pandemic triggers a boom in plastic surgery," 9 Aug. 2020 As mentioned earlier, the nonsurgical procedure involves no downtime. Devon Abelman, Allure, "An Allure Editor's Experience With At-Home Dermaplaning," 8 Aug. 2020 Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the New York City hospital on Friday where she had been admitted for a nonsurgical procedure. Mica Soellner, Washington Examiner, "Ruth Bader Ginsburg released from hospital after bile duct procedure," 31 July 2020 Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the hospital for a nonsurgical medical procedure in New York City Wednesday, according to a statement from the nation’s highest court. Fox News, "Ruth Bader Ginsburg undergoes procedure at NYC hospital, expected to be released by end of week," 30 July 2020

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First Known Use of nonsurgical

1837, in the meaning defined above

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3 Oct 2020

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“Nonsurgical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsurgical. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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nonsurgical

adjective
non·​sur·​gi·​cal | \ -ˈsər-ji-kəl How to pronounce nonsurgical (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonsurgical

: not surgical nonsurgical hospital care

Other Words from nonsurgical

nonsurgically \ -​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce nonsurgically (audio) \ adverb

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