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noun surgery pronunciation in American English /ˈsɜrdʒəri/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] medical treatment in which a doctor cuts open someones body
    He had to undergo heart bypass surgery.
    doctors who perform several surgeries a day
    1. a.
      [uncountable] a room in a hospital where doctors do surgery
      Take him up to surgery.
      Doctor Corday will be in surgery all morning.


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