chirurgery

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French cirurgerie. Compare surgery.

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  • IPA(key): /kaɪˈɹɜːdʒəɹi/

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chirurgery (countable and uncountable, plural chirurgeries)

  1. (archaic) Surgery.
    • 1714, John Ayliffe, The Antient and Present State of the University of Oxford
      A Student in Chirurgery is admitted to practise throughout England, if he has been honestly and skilfully exercent therein for seven Years, and has gone through two Operations in Anatomy, and performed three Cures (at the least) []

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