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mi·nor op·er·a·tion

a relatively slight surgical procedure not in itself hazardous to life.
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Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Jan 4 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Rais Shaikh had written a letter to BMC Commissioner demanding to stop asking Muslim patients to shave off beard for minor operations.
Ajman: His Highness Shaikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, is in good health after having undergone a successful minor operation on his foot, the Ajman Ruler's Court has announced.
"Ki has undergone a minor operation in his native South Korea after sustaining the injury in their Asian World Cup qualifier against Qatar," said a club statement.
"He's had a minor operation. "It's one of those unfortunate incidents and he didn't feel anything afterwards.
I HAVE just had need of a minor operation at Good Hope Hospital and once again I have been overwhelmed with gratitude at the treatment I received before, during and after my operation.
Summary: Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt is recovering from a "minor operation" but has asked well-wishers to refrain from telephoning to congratulate him on his recovery.
Margaret Thatcher has left hospital after having a minor operation to remove a growth from her bladder.
Former prime minister Baroness Thatcher is "absolutely fine" in hospital after undergoing a minor operation, a spokeswoman said.
Deputy Arab League chief Ahmed Ben Helli told Reuters in Cairo the meeting was delayed because of the minor operation undergone by Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal.
Cauterising a horse's soft palate is a minor operation as the vet is able to go in through the mouth rather than making an incision in the throat.
minor operation in Syria via its local partner General Petroleum Corp.
The new clinic at Kilimanjaro International Airport, targeted to be operational in late 2009, will house an emergency medical care and resuscitation unit, a minor operation theatre and an after-care and recovery facility.