Neurosurgeon



[noo r-oh-sur-juh-ree, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊˈsɜr dʒə ri, ˌnyʊər-/

noun
1.
of the brain or other nerve tissue.
/ˌnjʊərəʊˈsɜːdʒərɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of surgery concerned with the nervous system
n.

also neuro-surgeon, 1887, from neuro- + surgeon. Related: Neurosurgery; neurosurgical.

neurosurgery neu·ro·sur·ger·y (nur’ō-sûr’jə-rē, nyur’-)
n.
Surgery on any part of the nervous system.
neu’ro·sur’geon (-jən) n.
neu’ro·sur’gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.
neurosurgery
(nr’ō-sûr’jə-rē)
Surgery on any part of the nervous system, such as the brain or spinal cord.

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