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chirurgery

[ kahy-rur-juh-ree ]
/ kaɪˈrɜr dʒə ri /
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noun Archaic.
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Origin of chirurgery

1350–1400; chirurg(eon) + -ery; replacing Middle English sirurgerie<Middle French cirurgerie<Latin chīrūrg(ia) (<Greek cheirourgía;see chirurgeon, -ia) + Old French -erie-ery

OTHER WORDS FROM chirurgery

chi·rur·gic, chi·rur·gi·cal, adjective

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