minor surgery(redirected from minor procedure)
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|Noun||1.||minor surgery - any surgical procedure that does not involve anesthesia or respiratory assistance|
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"
major surgery - any surgical procedure that involves anesthesia or respiratory assistance