[noor-oh-sur-juh-ree, nyoor-]
surgery of the brain or other nerve tissue.

1900–05; neuro- + surgery

neurosurgeon [noor-oh-sur-juhn, nyoor-] , noun
neurosurgical, adjective Unabridged
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neurosurgery (ˌnjʊərəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ)
the branch of surgery concerned with the nervous system

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Medical Dictionary

neurosurgery neu·ro·sur·ger·y (nur'ō-sûr'jə-rē, nyur'-)
Surgery on any part of the nervous system.

neu'ro·sur'geon (-jən) n.
neu'ro·sur'gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.
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neurosurgery   (nr'ō-sûr'jə-rē)  Pronunciation Key 
Surgery on any part of the nervous system, such as the brain or spinal cord.
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Example sentences
My neurosurgeon says they took a relatively benign path and so he's going to
  leave them there.
We treat all procedures as if they require the expertise of a neurosurgeon.
In one case, a neurosurgeon who made ten phone calls during an operation caused
  partial paralysis in a patient.
The neurosurgeon's performance capacity rests on formal education and
  theoretical knowledge.
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