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Definition of Surgery

Surgery

  1. The art of healing by manual operation; that branch of medical science which treats of manual operations for the healing of diseases or injuries of the body; that branch of medical science which has for its object the cure of local injuries or diseases, as wounds or fractures, tumors, etc., whether by manual operation or by medicines and constitutional treatment.
  2. A surgeon's operating room or laboratory.

Surgery Quotations

My father died during open-heart surgery on March 29 of my senior year in college. I was getting set to go to law school. I remember sitting in the waiting room when the doctor walked in. I said to myself, The worst possible thing just happened. What will you do?
Steve Wynn

I like video games, but they are very violent. I want to create a video game in which you have to help all the characters who have died in the other games. 'Hey, man, what are you playing?' 'Super Busy Hospital. Could you leave me alone? I'm performing surgery! This guy got shot in the head, like, 27 times!'
Demetri Martin

One day I was in Starbucks going through one of my books on accounting, and this beautiful young woman came up to me and said, 'My accounting book is different from yours.' Her name was Joyce, she had a background in finance and administration and ran a surgery center. Within a short time, we were married.
David Schweikert

I think that promoting insecurity in the form of plastic surgery is infinitely more harmful than an artistic expression related to body modification.
Lady Gaga

Think about it: Heart disease and diabetes, which account for more deaths in the U.S. and worldwide than everything else combined, are completely preventable by making comprehensive lifestyle changes. Without drugs or surgery.
Dean Ornish
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Surgery Translations

surgery in Dutch is chirurgie, wondheelkunde, heelkunde
surgery in French is chirurgie
surgery in German is Chirurgie, Operation, Chirurgie
surgery in Portuguese is cirurgia
surgery in Swedish is kirurgi