Surgeon meaning

sûrjən
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One who performs surgery; a doctor who performs operations on people or animals.

The surgeon refused to operate because the patient was her son.

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The definition of a surgeon is a doctor who specializes in surgery.

A doctor who cuts someone open and fixes a problem with clogged arteries through manipulating the internal blood vessels is an example of a surgeon.

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A physician specializing in surgery.
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A doctor who specializes in surgery, as distinguished from a physician.
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A physician specializing in surgery.
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Origin of surgeon

  • Middle English surgien from Anglo-Norman short for Old French cirurgien from cirurgie surgery surgery

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman surgien, sirogen (Old French surgien et al.), from a Vulgar Latin derivative of Latin chÄ«rÅ«rgia (“surgery").

    From Wiktionary