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

of the brain or other nerve tissue.
the branch of surgery concerned with the nervous system

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


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