chirurgery

[kahy-rur-juh-ree]

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
Related formschi·rur·gic, chi·rur·gi·cal, adjective
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chirurgical

[kī-rûrjĭ-kəl]
adj.
  1. Surgical. No longer in technical use.
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