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neurosurgery

 [noor″o-ser´jer-e]
surgery of the nervous system.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

neu·ro·sur·ger·y

(nūr-ō-sŭr'jĕr-ē),
Surgery of the nervous system.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

neurosurgery

(no͝or′ō-sûr′jə-rē, nyo͝or′-)
n. pl. neurosurger·ies
Surgery on any part of the nervous system.

neu′ro·sur′geon (-jən) n.
neu′ro·sur′gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.
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neurosurgery

The surgical subspecialty dedicated to the management of diseases of the brain and peripheral nervous system.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

neurosurgery

The surgical subspecialty dedicated to the management of diseases of the brain and peripheral nervous system
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

neu·ro·sur·ger·y

(nūr'ō-sŭr'jĕr-ē)
Surgery of the nervous system.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

neurosurgery

The discipline concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system that can be relieved or cured by surgical intervention. Neurosurgery is concerned mainly with head injury involving internal bleeding; tumours of the brain or spinal cord; disorders of the spinal skeleton affecting the spinal cord; abnormalities of the arteries of the nervous system, such as aneurysms around the base of the brain; congenital disorders such as hydrocephalus or spina bifida; and abscesses of the nervous system following infection.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

neu·ro·sur·ger·y

(nūr'ō-sŭr'jĕr-ē)
Surgery of the nervous system.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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