chirurgery


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chi·rur·ger·y

(kī-rer'jer-ē),
Obsolete term for surgery.
[G. cheirourgia]

chirurgery

see surgery.
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104) When Robert Codrington added a 1664 volume of advice for young ladies to his earlier book on youth behavior, he put The Queens Closet Opened first in a short list of "the most remarkeable Books for Physick and Chirurgery which I shall commend to Gentlewomen, for their Improvement in the knowledge of Chirurgery.
Culpeper's widow invited Cole to produce seventy-nine more, such as multiple editions of the pharmacopoeia, anatomies, herbals, and The Art of Chirurgery.
Elizabeth Grey, Countess of Kent, was May's employer, and the author of a receipt book of preserving and medicines, A choice manuall, or, rare secrets in physick and chirurgery, first printed in 1653.