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surgicenter

[sur-juh-sen-ter] /ˈsɜr dʒəˌsɛn tər/
noun, Surgery
1.
a surgical facility, not based in a hospital, where minor surgery is performed on an outpatient basis.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; surgi(cal) + center
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  • Surgery performed on an outpatient basis, either hospital-based or performed in an office or surgicenter.
surgicenter in Medicine

surgicenter sur·gi·cen·ter (sûr'jĭ-sěn'tər)
n.
A surgical facility for operations that do not require hospitalization.

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