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tree surgery

the repair of damaged trees, as by the removal of diseased parts, filling of cavities, and prevention of further decay, and by strengthening branches with braces.
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tree-surgeon, noun Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for tree surgery

tree surgery

the treatment of damaged trees by filling cavities, applying braces, etc
Derived Forms
tree surgeon, noun
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