operating table

noun

Definition of operating table

: a special table in an operating room that a person lies on while having an operation

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“Operating table.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/operating%20table. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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