surgical emphysema n.
Subcutaneous emphysema from air trapped in the tissues during a surgical operation or by injury.
adjective 1. pertaining to or involving surgery or surgeons. 2. used in surgery. 3. characterized by extreme precision or incisiveness: a surgical air strike against enemy targets. adjective 1. of, relating to, involving, or used in surgery 2. (of an action) performed with extreme precision: a surgical air attack on the missile complex surgical sur·gi·cal […]
- Surgical microscope
surgical microscope n. A binocular microscope used to visualize fine structures within the area of a surgical procedure. Also called operating microscope.
noun 1. a needle for suturing.
- Surgical pathology
surgical pathology n. A field in anatomical pathology concerned with examination of surgical specimens of tissues removed from living patients for the purpose of diagnosis of disease and guidance in the care of patients.