surgical abdomen n.
See acute abdomen.
- Surgical anatomy
surgical anatomy n. The application of anatomical knowledge to surgical diagnosis and treatment.
- Surgical anesthesia
surgical anesthesia n. Anesthesia administered so that a surgical procedure can be performed. Loss of sensation with muscle relaxation adequate for surgery.
- Surgical boot
noun 1. a specially designed boot or shoe that compensates for deformities of the foot or leg
- Surgical diathermy
surgical diathermy n. The use of electrocautery for coagulation or cauterization, as for sealing a blood vessel, resulting in local tissue destruction.