[ noo r-oh-sur-juh-ree, nyoo r- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˈsɜr dʒə ri, ˌnyʊər- /
surgery of the brain or other nerve tissue.
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OTHER WORDS FROM neurosurgeryneu·ro·sur·geon [noo r-oh-sur-juh n, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˈsɜr dʒən, ˌnyʊər-/, nounneu·ro·sur·gi·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for neurosurgery
/ (ˌnjʊərəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ) /
the branch of surgery concerned with the nervous system
Derived forms of neurosurgeryneurosurgeon, nounneurosurgical, adjectiveneurosurgically, adverb
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Medical definitions for neurosurgery
[ nur′ō-sûr′jə-rē ]
Surgery on any part of the nervous system.
Other words from neurosurgeryneu′ro•sur′geon (-jən) n.neu′ro•sur′gi•cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.
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Scientific definitions for neurosurgery
[ nur′ō-sûr′jə-rē ]
Surgery on any part of the nervous system, such as the brain or spinal cord.
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