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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,

n a person whose profession is to cure diseases or injuries by manual operation or by medication.

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 ?
While she is gone, the surgeon abandons his hopeless investigation and covers its subject with the patchwork counterpane.
The surgeon spoke with the fluency due to long practice and with the admirable perspicacity which distinguished him.
In telling me this, the surgeon kindly and delicately added a word of warning as well.
He looked as he spoke to Arnold and Blanche, and from them to the surgeon standing at the window.
They were now comfortably laid at rest in the kitchen, under the care of the French surgeon and the English nurse attached to the ambulance.
Sophia soon yielded to the commands of her father, though entirely contrary to her own inclinations, for she suspected, I believe, less danger from the fright, than either the squire or the surgeon.
But the surgeon who held the watch, declared five minutes not to have elapsed yet, and sternly admonished them to keep silence.
Let us know all about it first,' said the surgeon, continuing his examination with a businesslike delight in it, 'before we pronounce.
There being nobody by, however, but a pauper old woman, who was rendered rather misty by an unwonted allowance of beer; and a parish surgeon who did such matters by contract; Oliver and Nature fought out the point between them.
The surgeon looked at her with great attention, and with some compassion.
I cautioned him to eat sparingly, and set meat before him immediately, but he had not eaten three mouthfuls before he began to be sick and out of order; so he stopped a while, and our surgeon mixed him up something with some broth, which he said would be to him both food and physic; and after he had taken it he grew better.
But there was a terrible dread weighing on his mind, so terrible that he dared not even ask the question which might bring the fatal "yes"; he dared not ask the surgeon or Mr.