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chirurgery

[kahy-rur-juh-ree] /kaɪˈrɜr dʒə ri/
noun, Archaic.
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Origin of chirurgery
1350-1400
1350-1400; chirurg(eon) + -ery; replacing Middle English sirurgerie < Middle French cirurgerie < Latin chīrūrg(ia) (< Greek cheirourgía; see chirurgeon, -ia) + Old French -erie -ery
Related forms
chirurgic, chirurgical, adjective
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chirurgical in Medicine

chirurgical chi·rur·gi·cal (kī-rûr'jĭ-kəl)
adj.
Surgical. No longer in technical use.

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