Definition of neurosurgery in English:

neurosurgery

Line breaks: neuro|sur¦gery
Pronunciation: /njʊərəʊˈsəːdʒəri
 
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noun

[mass noun]
Surgery performed on the nervous system, especially the brain and spinal cord.
More example sentences
  • These techniques sometimes require the input of other surgical disciplines such as neurosurgery and cardiothoracic surgery.
  • In this unit, care is primarily provided for all surgical patients except those who have undergone cardiac surgery or neurosurgery.
  • Heparin also is used to treat arterial and venous clotting and prevent formation of venous clots in patients who require neurosurgery or orthopedic surgery and in trauma cases.

Derivatives

neurosurgeon

noun
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  • Two years earlier while living in another city, she underwent an anterior cervical laminectomy by a neurosurgeon.
  • These images allowed the neurosurgeon to plan the surgical approach and minimize the incision.
  • In particular, the surgical technique allows the neurosurgeon to test the site for producing the lesion and test whether it is correct.

neurosurgical

adjective
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  • Staff members prepared cardiac, vascular, neurosurgical, orthopedic, cystoscopy, and laparoscopic trays, depending on which area they were working in on a given day.
  • Most children are referred by their pediatrician to a pediatric neurosurgeon for possible neurosurgical intervention when a deformity progresses or fails to improve spontaneously.
  • Critically ill patients and patients undergoing major surgery, such as cardiovascular or neurosurgical procedures, often require arterial cannulation.

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