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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by an operation, especially as opposed to medicine; Of or relating to or involving or used in an operation adj. - Performed with great precision.

Usage examples (36)
  • I am in surgical menopause from ooperectomy at age 40.
  • Piggy, Janice and Floyd are standing around it in surgical garb.
  • This infection, however, might be described in surgical jargon as "beneficent."
  • I know people who are that way because of medication, certain surgical procedures, etc. for more
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