Definition of Neurosurgery

1. Noun. Any surgery that involves the nervous system (brain or spinal cord or peripheral nerves).




Definition of Neurosurgery

1. Noun. (context: neurology surgery uncountable) The surgical discipline focused on treating those central and peripheral nervous system diseases. ¹

2. Noun. (context: neurology surgery countable) Any surgical procedure performed on the brain; brain surgery. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Neurosurgery

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Medical Definition of Neurosurgery

1. A surgical specialty concerned with the treatment of diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral and sympathetic nervous system. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neurosurgery

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neurosurgery (current term)
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neurotendinous organ
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Literary usage of Neurosurgery

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1. Acute Pain Management: Operative Or Medical Procedures and Trauma Clinical by Daniel B. Carr, Ada K. Jacox (1997)
"neurosurgery. Patients undergoing an operation on the central nervous system frequently show abnormal neurologic signs and symptoms that must be closely ..."

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