surgeon

[ sur-juh n ]
/ ˈsɜr dʒən /

noun

a physician who specializes in surgery.

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Origin of surgeon

1250–1300; Middle English surgien < Anglo-French, alteration of Old French cirurgien chirurgeon
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British Dictionary definitions for surgeon

surgeon
/ (ˈsɜːdʒən) /

noun

a medical practioner who specializes in surgery
a medical officer in the Royal Navy

Word Origin for surgeon

C14: from Anglo-Norman surgien, from Old French cirurgien; see surgery
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Medical definitions for surgeon

surgeon
[ sûrjən ]

n.

A physician who specializes in surgery.
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