HyperDic: operating_surgeon

English > 1 sense of the expression operating surgeon:
NOUNperson operating surgeon, surgeon, sawbonesa physician who specializes in surgery / surgery
English > operating surgeon: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA physician who specializes in surgery / surgery.
Synonymssurgeon, sawbones
InstancesBeaumont, William BeaumontUnited States surgeon remembered for his studies / studies of digestion (1785-1853)
Carrel, Alexis CarrelFrench surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
Cowper, William CowperEnglish surgeon who discovered Cowper's gland (1666-1709)
De Bakey, Michael Ellis De BakeyUnited States heart surgeon who in 1966 implanted the first artificial heart in a human patient (born in 1908)
Gorgas, William Crawford GorgasUnited States Army surgeon who suppressed yellow fever in Havana and in the Panama Canal Zone (1854-1920)
Lister, Joseph Lister, Baron ListerEnglish surgeon who was the first to use antiseptics (1827-1912)
Parkinson, James ParkinsonEnglish surgeon (1755-1824)
Reed, Walter ReedUnited States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)
NarroweramputatorA surgeon who removes part or all of a limb
cosmetic surgeon, plastic surgeonA surgeon who beautifies the body (especially the face)
neurosurgeon, brain surgeonsomeone who does surgery on the nervous system (especially the brain)
Broaderdoctor, doc, physician, MD, Dr., medicoA licensed medical practitioner
Spanishcirujana, cirujano, matasanos

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