hypnosurgery - definition and synonyms

noun medical
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    surgical treatment in which the patient is sedated using hypnosis rather than traditional anaesthetics

    Several experts and lecturers from Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) have successfully performed the centre's first hypnosurgery, a procedure that uses hypnotherapy instead of anaesthetics for sedation.

    Submitted by Kerry on 18/03/2016