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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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  • The parents are terrified, their fears not at all eased by being referred to a brain surgeon.
  • Merrick takes up his long-abandoned medical studies; after several years he becomes a famous brain surgeon.
  • His mother developed Alzheimer's, and he has his brain surgeon visit his mum in her rest home.
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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  • It doesn't take a brain surgeon to spot this lie.
  • I don't think it takes a brain surgeon to understand how to read a story.
  • It doesn't take a brain surgeon to figure out that this is not the reality for the vast majority of students.
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