Definition of Surgical procedure

1. Noun. A medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body. "He died while undergoing surgery"

Exact synonyms: Operation, Surgery, Surgical Operation, Surgical Process
Specialized synonyms: Catheterisation, Catheterization, Ablation, Cutting Out, Excision, Extirpation, Amputation, Angioplasty, Arthroplasty, Arthroscopy, Brain Surgery, Castration, Cauterisation, Cauterization, Cautery, Chemosurgery, Craniotomy, Cryosurgery, Curettage, Curettement, Debridement, Decortication, D And C, Dilatation And Curettage, Dilation And Curettage, Electrosurgery, Enterostomy, Enterotomy, Enucleation, Wrong-site Surgery, Evisceration, Exenteration, Eye Operation, Eye Surgery, Fenestration, Gastrectomy, Gastroenterostomy, Gastrostomy, Heart Surgery, Haemorrhoidectomy, Hemorrhoidectomy, Hysterotomy, Implantation, Intestinal Bypass, Jejunostomy, Major Surgery, Microsurgery, Minor Surgery, Myotomy, Myringectomy, Myringoplasty, Myringotomy, Neurosurgery, Orchiopexy, Osteotomy, Ostomy, Palatopharyngoplasty, Ppp, Uppp, Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, Phlebectomy, Photocoagulation, Anaplasty, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Polypectomy, Resection, Rhinotomy, Rhizotomy, Sex-change Operation, Transsexual Surgery, Purse-string Operation, Shirodkar's Operation, Sterilisation, Sterilization, Strabotomy, Taxis, Tracheostomy, Tracheotomy, Organ Transplant, Transplant, Transplantation, Trephination, Tympanoplasty, Uranoplasty, Vasovasostomy, Vivisection
Terms within: Haemostasia, Haemostasis, Hemostasia, Hemostasis, Incision, Section, Surgical Incision, Suturing
Generic synonyms: Medical Procedure
Category relationships: Surgery
Examples of category: Freeze, Suction, Decorticate, Ablate, Hypophysectomise, Hypophysectomize, Trepan
Derivative terms: Operate, Operative, Surgical



Definition of Surgical procedure

1. Noun. (medicine) A procedure in which one or more incisions are made into the body in order to repair damage or remove diseased tissue; an operation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surgical Procedure

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surgical incision
surgical instrument
surgical knife
surgical operation
surgical procedure (current term)
surgical procedures
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surgiholic
surgiholics
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Literary usage of Surgical procedure

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Medicine (1911)
"Viewing it from a purely surgical standpoint, we know of no other surgical procedure where the same principles are carried out. We know of no procedure in ..."

2. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1893)
"A hemorrhage from a small meningeal vessel may cause death speedily, if not immediately controlled by rational surgical procedure. A bleeding from the nose ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The general practitioner of to-day is more alert than ever in the recognition of early symptoms and prompt surgical procedure. When these methods are yet ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The general practitioner of to-day is more alert than ever in the recognition of early symptoms and prompt surgical procedure. When these methods are yet ..."

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