minor surgery


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n minor surgery any surgical procedure that does not involve anesthesia or respiratory assistance
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In literature:

This man had an infected leg that required some minor surgery.
"The Leopard Woman" by Stewart Edward White
Your father convinced me that with minor plastic and facial surgery, he could pass as a Lhari.
"The Colors of Space" by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Something that won't do more than minor damage, preferably, which leaves out surgery .
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson
Their own minor surgery and obstetric practice is barbarous.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
"A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett, of the State of Tennessee." by Davy Crockett
There are a few passages bearing on implements of minor surgery.
"Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times" by John Stewart Milne

In news:

Derby winner Mine That Bird to have minor surgery .
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick has ' minor surgery '.
Prescribing opioids after minor surgery can lead to long-term use.
Mandela, 93, leaves hospital after minor surgery .
LeAnn Rimes beat rumor mills before they could start last week, as she revealed through her Twitter page that she had some " minor surgery " done to what seems to be her mouth area.
Bobby Charlton undergoes minor surgery .
Patrik Elias had minor surgery in Philadelphia Tuesday to remove scar tissue around his groin and he will miss the start of the Devils' regular season.
But I guess I didn't believe it would be that bad because it was just " minor surgery ".
Head coach Tom Coughlin said the team was being cautious with Umenyiora, who has had swelling in his knee in the past that led to minor knee surgery last preseason.
Rockies' Todd Helton underwent minor arthroscopic knee surgery Friday.
He also admitted that he had MINOR plastic surgery on his once-normal nose.
Tests and Drugs to Think Twice About: Heart Stress Tests or Chest X-rays Before Minor Surgery.
Our son Matias had a minor surgery last Oct 3 at the Rocky Mountain for Children Hospital, and you were his anesthesiologist.
Harry Reid underwent minor surgery two days before Christmas to remove a nerve that had become damaged from years of distance running.
49ers Harbaugh undergoes 'minor' heart surgery.

In science:

However, it also leads the way to the following minor generalization of the surgery substitution which captures not only the fiber framed surgery but also the one with the opposite framing.
On 4-Manifolds, Folds and Cusps