surgeon

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surgeon fish of the West Indies Acanthurus chirurgus , doctor-fish , doctorfish
French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944) Alexis Carrel , Carrel
surgeon who remove part or all of a limb amputator
Flemish surgeon who is considered the father of modern anatomy (1514-1564) Andreas Vesalius , Vesalius
minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint; the surgeon examines the joint with an arthroscope while making repairs through a small incision arthroscopy
English surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912) Baron Lister , Joseph Lister , Lister
United States surgeon remembered for his studies of digestion (1785-1853) Beaumont , William Beaumont
surgeon who beautifies the body (especially the face) cosmetic surgeon , plastic surgeon
English surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709) Cowper , William Cowper
United States heart surgeon who in 1966 implanted the first artificial heart in a human patient (born in 1908) De Bakey , Michael Ellis De Bakey
United States Army surgeon who suppressed yellow fever in Havana and in the Panama Canal Zone (1854-1920) Gorgas , William Crawford Gorgas
cutting of or into body tissues or organs (especially by a surgeon as part of an operation) incision , section , surgical incision
English surgeon (1755-1824) James Parkinson , Parkinson
member of the armed forces who does not participate in combat (e.g. a chaplain or surgeon) noncombatant
agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General; includes agencies whose mission is to improve the public health PHS , United States Public Health Service
microsurgery in which the surgeon performs surgery by manipulating the hands of a robot robotic telesurgery
nurse who helps a surgeon prepare for surgery scrub nurse
Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870) Simpson , Sir James Young Simpson
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