surgicenter

[ sur-juh-sen-ter ]
/ ˈsɜr dʒəˌsɛn tər /

noun Surgery.

a surgical facility, not based in a hospital, where minor surgery is performed on an outpatient basis.

Nearby words

  1. surgical pathology,
  2. surgical prosthesis,
  3. surgical spirit,
  4. surgical splint,
  5. surgically,
  6. surgut,
  7. surgy,
  8. suribachi,
  9. suricate,
  10. surimi

Origin of surgicenter

First recorded in 1970–75; surgi(cal) + center

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Medicine definitions for surgicenter

surgicenter

[ sûrjĭ-sĕn′tər ]

n.

A surgical facility for operations that do not require hospitalization.

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