Synonyms and Antonyms for open-heart_surgery

1. open (v.)

cause to open or to become open

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2. open (v.)

start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning

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3. open (adj.)

affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed

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4. open (adj.)

affording free passage or access

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5. open (v.)

become open

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6. open (v.)

begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.

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7. open (adj.)

with no protection or shield

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8. open (adj.)

open to or in view of all

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9. open-heart surgery (n.)

heart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open, the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine while a heart valve or coronary artery is surgically repaired

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10. open (adj.)

not having been filled

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