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sur·gi·cal

 (sûr′jĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of surgeons or surgery.
2. Used in surgery.
3. Resulting from or occurring after surgery.
4. Extremely accurate; precise: surgical airstrikes against enemy compounds.

[From surgeon.]

sur′gi·cal·ly adv.

surgical

(ˈsɜːdʒɪkəl)
adj
1. (Surgery) of, relating to, involving, or used in surgery
2. (of an action) performed with extreme precision: a surgical air attack on the missile complex.
ˈsurgically adv

sur•gi•cal

(ˈsɜr dʒɪ kəl)

adj.
1. pertaining to or involving surgery or surgeons.
2. used in surgery.
3. characterized by extreme precision or incisiveness: a surgical air strike.
[1760–70]
sur′gi•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.surgical - of or relating to or involving or used in surgery; "surgical instruments"; "surgical intervention"
nonsurgical - not surgical; "nonsurgical techniques"
2.surgical - relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine; "a surgical appendix"; "a surgical procedure"; "operative dentistry"
medical - requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery; "medical treatment"; "pneumonia is a medical disease"
3.surgical - performed with great precision; "a surgical air strike"
accurate - conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy; "an accurate reproduction"; "the accounting was accurate"; "accurate measurements"; "an accurate scale"
Translations
جِراحي
chirurgický
kirurgisk
műtétisebész i
skurîlæknis-, skurîar-
chirurgický
ameliyatla ilgilicerrahî

surgical

[ˈsɜːdʒɪkəl]
A. ADJquirúrgico
B. CPD surgical dressing Nvendaje m quirúrgico
surgical spirit Nalcohol m de 90°

surgical

[ˈsɜːrɪkəl] adj
[instruments, gloves] → chirurgical(e)
surgical appliance → appareil m orthopédique
[treatment, operation] → chirurgical(e)
(MILITARY) [strike] → chirurgical(e)

surgical

adj treatment, removaloperativ; technique, instrument, training, skill, hospitalchirurgisch; surgical corsetStützkorsett nt; surgical glovesOP-Handschuhe pl, → Chirurgenhandschuhe pl; surgical goods shoporthopädisches Fachgeschäft; surgical interventionchirurgischer Eingriff; surgical strike (Mil) → gezielter Angriff; surgical teamOP-Team nt, → Chirurgenteam nt; surgical wardchirurgische Station, Chirurgie f (inf)

surgical

:
surgical appliance
nStützapparat m
surgical boot
surgical gown
nOP-Kleidung f

surgical

[ˈsɜːdʒɪkl] adjchirurgico/a
surgical cotton → cotone m idrofilo
surgical dressing → medicazione f

surgeon

(ˈsəːdʒən) noun
1. a doctor who treats injuries or diseases by operations in which the body sometimes has to be cut open, eg to remove a diseased part.
2. a doctor in the army or navy.
surgery (ˈsəːdʒəri) plural ˈsurgeries
1. the practice or art of a surgeon. to specialize in surgery.
2. a doctor's or dentist's room in which he examines patients.
surgical (ˈsəːdʒikəl) adjective
of, or by means of, surgery. surgical instruments; He is in need of surgical treatment.
ˈsurgically adverb

sur·gi·cal

a. quirúrgico-a;
___ dressingvendaje ___ protector;
___ equipmentequipo ___;
___ flapscolgajos ___ -s;
___ incisionincisión ___;
___ instrumentsinstrumentos ___ -s;
___ meshmalla ___;
___ residentresidente de cirugía.

surgical

adj quirúrgico
References in classic literature ?
The art of healing also has achieved some of its most glorious triumphs in the compressions, extensions, trepannings, colligations, and other surgical or diaetetic operations by which Irregularity has been partly or wholly cured.
He called my attention to a convenient deck-chair before the window, and to an array of old books, chiefly, I found, surgical works and editions of the Latin and Greek classics (languages I cannot read with any comfort), on a shelf near the hammock.
If he had been behind a screen I should have supposed they were performing a surgical operation on him.
I should guess that to be the Something Hunt, the local hunt to whose members he has possibly given some surgical assistance, and which has made him a small presentation in return.
At the new year Philip became dresser in the surgical out-patients' department.
Upon the floor between me and the Mahars lay a tiny surgical instrument which one of them must have dropped.
I was invalided and sent to Calcutta, where the best surgical help was at my disposal.
Benjamin Allen; both gentlemen having received surgical appointments from the East India Company.
Too late to know for certain, whether injuries received before or after death; one excellent surgical opinion said, before; other excellent surgical opinion said, after.
There are nerves and muscles in our frames whose functions and whose methods of working it seems a sort of sacrilege to describe by cold physiological names and surgical technicalities, and the monk's talk suggested to me something of this kind.
Every time, too, my sword danced about in its sheath, a duel, fortunate in its result, was sure to follow: whenever it dangled about the calves of my legs, it signified a slight wound; every time it fell completely out of the scabbard, I was booked, and made up my mind that I should have to remain on the field of battle, with two or three months under surgical bandages into the bargain.
In fact, they were badly wounded, and, having thrashed them, he proceeded to operate upon them in a rough surgical fashion and to dress their wounds.