chirurgery

[ kahy-rur-juh-ree ]
/ kaɪˈrɜr dʒə ri /

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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Medical definitions for chirurgical

chirurgical
[ kī-rûrjĭ-kəl ]

adj.

Surgical. No longer in technical use.
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