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brain surgeon Line breaks: brain sur|geon

Definition of brain surgeon in English:


1A medical practitioner qualified to perform surgical operations on the brain and other parts of the nervous system: a leading brain surgeon in Oxford
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  • This is tantamount to distracting a brain surgeon just as he's reaching the area of the brain where the patient's trouble is.
  • He is a brain surgeon and a leading expert on the medicine behind motor sports.
  • The surgery would be so long that it would be done by two brain surgeons, working in shifts.
1.1 [usually with negative] informal An exceptionally intelligent person: I’m hardly the staff brain surgeon it doesn’t take a brain surgeon to figure out what is actually happening
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  • If half this was true, the players would need to be not only top athletes, but brain surgeons to remember all the plays as well.
  • You don't have to be a brain surgeon to work out that this is my chance.
  • Of course, if you are a brain surgeon, that's a different story, but for most of us, a little less than perfect can be more than adequate.

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