sur·gery /ˈsɝʤri, ˈsɚ/
sur·gery /ˈsɝʤ(ə)rɪ/ 名詞
1. The art of healing by manual operation; that branch of medical science which treats of manual operations for the healing of diseases or injuries of the body; that branch of medical science which has for its object the cure of local injuries or diseases, as wounds or fractures, tumors, etc., whether by manual operation or by medicines and constitutional treatment.
2. A surgeon's operating room or laboratory.
n 1: the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury
by operative procedures; "he is professor of surgery at
the Harvard Medical School"
2: a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted; "he read
the warning in the doctor's surgery"
3: a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of
surgical operations; "great care is taken to keep the
operating rooms aseptic" [syn: operating room, OR, operating
theater, operating theatre]
4: a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments;
performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living
body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an
operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing
surgery" [syn: operation, surgical operation, surgical
procedure, surgical process]