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American English: /ˈsərdʒ(ə)ri/
British English: /ˈsəːdʒ(ə)ri/

Translation of surgery in Spanish:

noun plural -ries

  • 1 uncountable (science) he underwent surgery he had o underwent major/minor surgery
    fue sometido a or le practicaron una intervención quirúrgica seria/de menor importancia [formal]
    the patient is in surgery
    el paciente está en el quirófano or en la sala de operaciones
    Example sentences
    • Mngani said the current internship covers three or four domains such as internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology.
    • Possible adverse events were detected by two nurses in medicine and surgery and two midwives in obstetrics.
    • Lasers are used in a variety of situations in medicine and surgery.
  • 2 2.1 countable (room) 2.2 countable or uncountable
    (British English) (consultation period — of doctor)
    (— of MP) (sesión durante la cual un parlamentario atiende las consultas de sus electores)
    to have o hold a surgery (doctor)
    tener or atender consulta
    (before noun) (times/hours)
    Example sentences
    • It is hoping to open on Saturday mornings as well as holding a late surgery one weekday evening.
    • Three Salford GPs will carry out the surgery in sessions held two or three times a week.
    Example sentences
    • Woodhatch residents no longer need to travel to Redhill for advice as an outreach surgery will be operating soon on their doorstep.
    • The first was held at the weekly coffee morning in the Methodist Church and he followed that with an evening surgery on Monday night.
    • It houses a resource library where residents can access computers and welfare information and hosts a weekly surgery where the public can meet street wardens and local councillors.
    Example sentences
    • Literature will be available from libraries, GP surgeries, hospitals and dentists.
    • I believe that is an underestimate judging how filthy some hospitals and doctor's surgeries are.
    • Medical wastes result from treatment of patients in hospitals, clinics, and surgeries.

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