Definition of operating room in English:

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operating room

(abbreviation OR , British operating theatre)


A room in a hospital specially equipped for surgical operations.
Example sentences
  • This is a totally mobile operating room and the operating rooms are designed to be mobile so they can move with the troops and support the troops as soon as they come off the front line.
  • Bone marrow collection is a surgical procedure performed in an operating room.
  • Modern hospital operating rooms are changing dramatically with the advent of minimally invasive surgical techniques and digital technology.

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Syllabification: op·er·at·ing room

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