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surgicenter

[ sur-juh-sen-ter ]
/ ˈsɜr dʒəˌsɛn tər /
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noun Surgery.

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

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Origin of surgicenter

First recorded in 1970–75; surgi(cal) + center
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Medical definitions for surgicenter

surgicenter
[ sûrjĭ-sĕn′tər ]

n.

A surgical facility for operations that do not require hospitalization.
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