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surgeon

 [sur´jen]
1. a physician who specializes in the treatment of diseases, injuries, and deformities by manual or operative methods.
2. the senior medical officer of a military unit.

sur·geon

(sŭr'jŏn),
A physician who treats disease, injury, and deformity by operation or manipulation.
[G. cheirougos; L. chirurgus]

surgeon

/sur·geon/ (ser´jun)
1. a physician who specializes in surgery.
2. the senior medical officer of a military unit.

surgeon

(sûr′jən)
n.
A physician specializing in surgery.

surgeon

[sur′jən]
a physician who treats injuries, deformities, and diseases by operative methods.

surgeon

A physician trained in the surgical arts.

surgeon

A physician trained in surgical arts. See Breast surgeon, Colorectal surgeon, General surgeon, Maxillofacial surgeon, Neurosurgeon surgeon, Oral surgeon, Plastic surgeon, Vascular surgeon.

sur·geon

(sŭr'jŏn)
A physician who treats disease, injury, and deformity by operation or manipulation.
[G. cheirougos; L. chirurgus]

surgeon

A medical practitioner whose practice is limited to the diseases treated by surgical operation and who performs such treatment. General surgeons operate on almost all parts of the body but are now uncommon. The practice of specialist surgeons includes cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopaedic surgery, ophthalmic surgery, genitourinary surgery and ear, nose and throat surgery.

sur·geon

(sŭr'jŏn)
A physician who treats disease, injury, and deformity by operation or manipulation.
[G. cheirougos; L. chirurgus]

surgeon

a veterinarian who specializes in surgery. In many countries it is still the practice to continue the British tradition of having all veterinarians call themselves veterinary surgeon and for the registering legislation to be the Veterinary Surgeon's Act.
References in classic literature ?
The only two men who still cared nothing about it were Geoffrey and the surgeon.
For some little time past the surgeon had discontinued his steady investigation of Geoffrey's face, and had given all his attention to the discussion, with the air of a man whose self-imposed task had come to an end.
I have undertaken to give you, what I believe to be, a necessary caution," answered the surgeon.
I am not in the habit of mentioning my patients' names," replied the surgeon.
They are two fine women," he said, "and Surgeon Surville is a ladies' man.
The surgeon lifted the canvas screen and called into the kitchen:
Come in, then," continued the surgeon, "and bring the English lady with you.
The languor in her movements, and the uncertainty of tone in her voice as she thanked the surgeon suggested that she was suffering from fatigue.
The bearers being now ready to carry him away, and the surgeon being anxious for his removal, those who had torches or lanterns, prepared to go in front of the litter.
Where he has gone to, perhaps," suggests the surgeon to help him out.
The surgeon leans against the corner of the chimney-piece; Miss Flite peeps and trembles just within the door.
The young surgeon examines the dress on the law- writer.