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1. surgery

noun. ['ˈsɝːdʒɝi'] a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body.

Synonyms

  • electrosurgery
  • UPPP
  • brain surgery
  • intestinal bypass
  • photocoagulation
  • sterilization
  • trephination
  • Shirodkar's operation
  • exenteration
  • eye operation
  • minor surgery
  • myotomy
  • taxis
  • transplantation
  • enterostomy
  • decortication
  • cryosurgery
  • castration
  • gastroenterostomy
  • arthroscopy
  • surgical incision
  • enterotomy
  • sterilisation
  • cutting out
  • hysterotomy
  • rhizotomy
  • tracheotomy
  • wrong-site surgery
  • cauterization
  • vivisection
  • dilation and curettage
  • dilatation and curettage
  • strabotomy
  • D and C
  • suturing
  • gastrectomy
  • purse-string operation
  • catheterisation
  • debridement
  • catheterization
  • gastrostomy
  • evisceration
  • jejunostomy
  • rhinotomy
  • major surgery
  • fenestration
  • tracheostomy
  • curettement
  • myringotomy
  • reconstructive surgery
  • microsurgery
  • phlebectomy
  • organ transplant
  • neurosurgery
  • sex-change operation
  • transplant
  • resection
  • ablation
  • amputation
  • tympanoplasty
  • eye surgery
  • cautery
  • surgical operation
  • palatopharyngoplasty
  • incision
  • myringoplasty
  • section
  • haemostasis
  • polypectomy
  • arthroplasty
  • uranoplasty
  • excision
  • hemostasis
  • myringectomy
  • vasovasostomy
  • haemorrhoidectomy
  • craniotomy
  • PPP
  • implantation
  • osteotomy
  • surgical process
  • enucleation
  • chemosurgery
  • extirpation
  • cauterisation
  • ostomy
  • angioplasty
  • uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
  • operation
  • heart surgery
  • orchiopexy
  • medical procedure
  • surgical procedure
  • curettage
  • haemostasia
  • anaplasty
  • hemorrhoidectomy
  • transsexual surgery
  • plastic surgery

Antonyms

  • major surgery
  • stand still
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • surgerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Brain Surgery

  • neurosurgery
  • perjury

2. surgery

noun. ['ˈsɝːdʒɝi'] a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations.

Synonyms

  • operating room
  • hospital room
  • OR
  • operating theater

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • serial operation
  • asynchronous operation
  • synchronous operation

Etymology

  • surgerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. surgery

noun. ['ˈsɝːdʒɝi'] a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted.

Antonyms

  • inactivity

Etymology

  • surgerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. surgery

noun. ['ˈsɝːdʒɝi'] the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures.

Antonyms

  • inaction

Etymology

  • surgerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord.

Synonyms

  • neencephalon
  • forebrain
  • caput
  • communicating artery
  • rhombencephalon
  • head
  • systema nervosum centrale
  • arteria communicans
  • brain cell
  • CNS
  • midbrain
  • neural structure
  • brain stem
  • hindbrain
  • encephalon
  • circle of Willis
  • brain-stem
  • central nervous system
  • mesencephalon
  • prosencephalon
  • brainstem
  • neoencephalon

Antonyms

  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason.

Synonyms

  • psyche
  • tabula rasa
  • noddle
  • head
  • nous
  • unconscious mind
  • unconscious
  • knowledge
  • mind
  • cognition
  • ego
  • subconscious
  • subconscious mind

Antonyms

  • tail
  • foot
  • inability
  • ability

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] mental ability.

Synonyms

  • brainpower
  • mental capacity
  • learning ability
  • mentality
  • wit

Antonyms

  • conscious
  • voluntary
  • sensible
  • awake

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality.

Synonyms

  • genius
  • intellectual
  • brainiac
  • intellect
  • prodigy
  • Einstein

Antonyms

  • disobey
  • humility
  • unconsciousness
  • uncreativeness

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. brain

verb. ['ˈbreɪn'] kill by smashing someone's skull.

Antonyms

  • uneducated

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. brain

noun. ['ˈbreɪn'] the brain of certain animals used as meat.

Synonyms

  • organs
  • calf's brain

Antonyms

  • neglect
  • forget
  • nonintellectual

Etymology

  • brain (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Sentences with brain-surgery


1. Noun Phrase
Seizures that are caused by a brain defect, tumor or abscess, may be eased through brain surgery, according to the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

2. Noun Phrase
You may think a neurosurgeon just performs brain surgery, but typically these medical doctors spend about 70 percent of their time diagnosing and treating back and neck pain, herniated discs and even leg pain.

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