surgery

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cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach abdominoplasty , tummy tuck
amputation by surgery ablation
remove by surgery abscission
obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving aeroembolism , air embolism , gas embolism
absence of the mammary glands (either through surgery or developmental defect) amastia
remove a part of the body, as in surgery amputate
plastic surgery anaplasty
surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue anaplasty , plastic surgery , reconstructive surgery
appendix removal by surgery appendectomy
someone who does surgery on the nervous system (especially the brain) brain surgeon , neurosurgeon
small bit used in dentistry or surgery bur , burr
open-heart surgery in which the rib cage is opened and a section of a blood vessel is grafted from the aorta to the coronary artery to bypass the blocked section of the coronary artery and improve the blood supply to the heart CABG , coronary artery bypass graft , coronary bypass , coronary bypass surgery
baby delivered by surgery Caesarean section
birth by abdominal surgery Caesarean section
emergency procedure that employs rhythmic compression of the heart (either through the chest wall or, during surgery, directly to the heart) in an attempt to maintain circulation during cardiac arrest cardiac massage , heart massage
strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery catgut , gut
(surgery) the act of puncturing a body cavity or organ with a hollow needle in order to draw out fluid centesis
long-lasting liquid antiseptic; used by surgeons to wash their hands before performing surgery chlorhexidine
heart surgery in which a small incision is made (the chest cavity is not opened) closed-heart surgery
birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery contraception , contraceptive method
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