chirurgery

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


Nearby words

  1. chirren,
  2. chirrup,
  3. chirrupy,
  4. chiru,
  5. chirurgeon,
  6. chirurgical,
  7. chisanbop,
  8. chisel,
  9. chisel plow,
  10. chisel point

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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Medicine definitions for chirurgical

chirurgical

[ kī-rûrjĭ-kəl ]

adj.

Surgical. No longer in technical use.

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