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n acronym for
  1. surgery transurethral resection of the prostate: a surgical procedure in which an electronic cutting implement is fed through the urethra to remove part of an enlarged prostate
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Historical Examples

  • Rash on the part of Turp, but the case was settled in a Rashional way.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 109, August 3, 1895


  • For years the boughs and the turp of the trees had been dropping down.

    Boy Scouts in the Northwest

    G. Harvey Ralphson