minor operation

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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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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.
Summary: 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.
According to the company, the improved formulation would allow midazolam maleate to be used for all kinds of insomnia, sleep rhythm disorder, anxiety, minor operation and endoscopy.
At the beginning of April I underwent a minor operation at the Tees Valley Treatment Centre in which the anaesthetist was Polish.
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.
Caretaker manager Chris Hughton confirmed Owen had been in for a minor operation, but insisted it would not alter the time frame for his return.
But if the problems: persist, your doctor may recommend a minor operation to lift and support your pelvic floor muscles.
And Bulls team doctor Tommie Smook has confirmed that Du Preez will be out of action for six weeks after undergoing a minor operation.