[noo r-oh-sur-juh-ree, nyoo r-]
- surgery of the brain or other nerve tissue.
Origin of neurosurgery
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He is chief of the neurosurgery department and professor of the neurosurgery.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)
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- the branch of surgery concerned with the nervous system
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- Surgery on any part of the nervous system.
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- Surgery on any part of the nervous system, such as the brain or spinal cord.
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