HyperDic: surgical

English > 3 senses of the word surgical:
ADJECTIVEpertsurgicalof or relating to or involving or used in surgery
allsurgical, operativerelating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine
allsurgicalperformed with great precision
surgical > pronunciation
Soundsser'jhihkahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > surgical: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or involving or used in surgery.
Examples
  • "surgical instruments"
  • "surgical intervention"
Oppositenonsurgicalnot surgical
Spanishquirúrgico
Catalanquirúrgic
Nounssurgerya medical procedure involving an incision with instruments
surgerythe branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
Adverbssurgicallyin a surgical manner
English > surgical: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningrelating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine.
Examples
  • "a surgical appendix"
  • "a surgical procedure"
Synonymoperative
Narrowerpostoperativehappening or done after a surgical operation
preoperativehappening or done before and in preparation for a surgical operation
Oppositemedicalrequiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery
Spanishoperatorio, quirúrgica, quirúrgico
Catalanoperatori, quirúrgic
Nounssurgerya medical procedure involving an incision with instruments
surgerythe branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
English > surgical: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningPerformed with great precision.
Example"a surgical air strike"
Broaderaccurateconforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy

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