Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun surgery

4 senses of surgery

Sense 1
surgery -- (the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures; "he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School")
       => medical science -- (the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease)

Sense 2
surgery -- (a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted; "he read the warning in the doctor's surgery")
       => room -- (an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view")

Sense 3
operating room, OR, operating theater, operating theatre, surgery -- (a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations; "great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic")
       => hospital room -- (a room in a hospital for the care of patients)

Sense 4
operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process -- (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")
       => medical procedure -- (a procedure employed by medical or dental practitioners)

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