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n. pl. neu·ro·sur·ger·ies
Surgery on any part of the nervous system.
neu′ro·sur′geon (-jən) n.
neu′ro·sur′gi·cal (-jĭ-kəl) adj.
(Surgery) the branch of surgery concerned with the nervous system
neu•ro•sur•ger•y(ˌnʊər oʊˈsɜr dʒə ri, ˌnyʊər-)
surgery of the brain or other nerve tissue.
neu`ro•sur′geon (-dʒən) n.
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|Noun||1.||neurosurgery - any surgery that involves the nervous system (brain or spinal cord or peripheral nerves)|
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"