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surgeon

noun

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a medical professional who performs operations that involve cutting into someone's body in order to repair or remove damaged or diseased parts
  • a brain surgeon
  • She worked as a surgeon for twenty years.

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The first known use of surgeon was in the 14th century

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“Surgeon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/surgeon. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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