n. (context medicine English) A procedure in which one or more incisions are made into the body in order to repair damage or remove diseased tissue; an operation.
n. a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery" [syn: operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical process]
Usage examples of "surgical procedure".
So far, the only analogous sin is that provided by the post-mortem patient used for practice of surgical procedure.
As it is, we had to learn what we could while the surgical procedure was in progress.
No, probably not, her mind went on, racing as it sometimes did when a surgical procedure went bad unexpectedly.
The pressure is not sufficient to be life-threatening, and the effort required to push the surfaces apart is minimal and does not reduce our mobility, but it would seriously hamper any surgical procedure that may become necessary and quickly cause disabling levels of fatigue.
A serum that, when injected directly into the damaged organ through a simple surgical procedure, will regenerate the cells, will eradicate any disease.
Kelgians have an intense aver-sion towards any surgical procedure which would damage or disfigure its most treasured possession, its furs.
The first surgical procedure he had ever performed had been sewing up the torn leg of Kukalaka, his favorite plush bear, at the age of five.
He could talk about inflicting death on people so calmly, like Sam Rosen in a discussion of a tricky surgical procedure - and like the surgeon, Kelly cared about the people he - saved?
Normally she would have driven her car from her office and left it under the Charles Hotel, but she wasn't sure how she would be feeling after her minor surgical procedure, so she'd decided it was more prudent to take the T.