surgical

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delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way) abdominal delivery , C-section , caesarean , caesarean delivery , caesarean section , caesarian , caesarian delivery , caesarian section , cesarean , cesarean delivery , cesarean section , cesarian , cesarian section
surgical cutting for removal ablation , amputation , excision , extirpation
surgical removal of a body part or tissue ablation , cutting out , excision , extirpation
branch of medicine that deals with the surgical repair of injuries and wounds arising from accidents accident surgery , traumatology
surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy adenoidectomy
surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands adrenalectomy , suprarenalectomy
surgical removal of all or part of a limb amputation
natural or surgical joining of parts or branches of tubular structures so as to make or become continuous anastomosis , inosculation
surgical removal of an appendix appendectomy
surgical removal of the vermiform appendix appendectomy , appendicectomy
surgical fixation of a joint which is intended to result in bone fusion arthrodesis
surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint arthroplasty
device for heating substances above their boiling point; used to manufacture chemicals or to sterilize surgical instruments autoclave , steriliser , sterilizer
surgical repair by using tissue from another part of the patient's own body autoplasty
forcible tearing or surgical separation of one body part from another avulsion
surgical removal and study of living tissues, cells, or fluids biopsy
surgical knife bistoury , scalpel
any surgical procedure involving the brain brain surgery
baby, surgical delivery of Caesarian , Cesarean , Cesarean section , Cesarian
surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men) castration
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