operation, surgery, surgical_operation, surgical_procedure, surgical_process
Meaning: a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
operating_room, OR, operating_theater, operating_theatre, surgery
Meaning: a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations; "great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic"
Meaning: a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted; "he read the warning in the doctor's surgery"
Meaning: the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures; "he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School"
I regret extremely that you will not permit me to use such slight skill in surgery as I possess.
That was soon done, with the aid of the boy, who hovered about, interested, but ignorant of surgery.
In either case the medicine need not be repeated, and the organic reaction will be sufficient to complete a cure without the interference of surgery.
But that could be justified; it was the only safe kind of surgery and the only way to make sure there was no unsupervised experimentation, such as that which supposedly caused the plague.
Having made up a mixture for Mr. Graves and handed it to the coachman, I raked the ashes of the surgery fire together and sat down to smoke a final pipe while I reflected once more on the singular and suspicious case in which I had become involved.
I helped them in emptying the cart, and placing in it some pillows for the wounded man to rest on; and it was only when the driver had mounted to his place, and was starting for the Surgery, that I bethought me of the strange power I possessed of undoing all this harm.
From my own experience as a teacher and consultant, I state without hesitation that in no other branch of medicine or surgery are graver emergencies encountered than in certain obstetrical complications whose treatment involves the greatest responsibility and requires the highest order of ability to insure a successful outcome for the mother and her child.