Origin of surgical
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Examples from the Web for surgically
Cultural pressures to police gender norms fuelled the widespread practice of surgically reassigning gender at birth.Intersexuality and God Through the Ages
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He detailed his troops to secure the apartment as they went, surgically, methodically, like all SEAL assaults.The Night the SEALS Captured the Butcher of Fallujah
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The military refers to such a weapon as a “surgically implanted improvised explosive device,” or SIIED.Meet the Terrorist Who Most Terrifies America’s Terrorist Hunters
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They are either watched without intervention or surgically evacuated.How Serious Is Hillary Clinton’s Blood Clot and Hospitalization?
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Norm is a symbol of implacable corporate power—preening, surgically perfected, casually domineering.American Dreams: The Essential Book of 2012
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The injured eyeballs had been surgically removed, and artificial ones mounted in their stead.The Recipe for Diamonds
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As he remembered glaucoma, it ought to be surgically treated within two months, at most.The Leopard Woman
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Their situation has been surgically and medically recorded in the surgeon-general's official reports.Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V2
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Speaking generally, if an aneurysm can be dealt with surgically the sooner that the artery is tied the better.
(Surgically) The gradual removal of the contents of a suppurating cavity.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
- of, relating to, involving, or used in surgery
- (of an action) performed with extreme precisiona surgical air attack on the missile complex
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Word Origin and History for surgically
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, relating to, or characteristic of surgeons or surgery.
- Used in surgery.
- Resulting from or occurring after surgery.
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