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surgeonsur‧geon /ˈsɜːdʒən $ ˈsɜːr-/ ●●○ noun [countable]  MNa doctor who does operations in a hospitalsee thesaurus at doctor dental surgeon
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surgeonOthers compared him to a surgeon engaged in meticulous dissection.A famous brain surgeon from Boston performed the operation.A famous brain surgeon came up from Boston and operated on him for three hours.The breakfast hour of the nurses was to be regulated by the house surgeon.But the big scene happens at a cocktail party in the home of a famous plastic surgeon.We can hardly suppress what the police surgeon has just told us.The aim is to tell the surgeons about a survey which shows the most popular forms of cosmetic surgery.The surgeon told reporters that Sara was making good progress after the heart transplant.The surgeon apparently did not listen to his patient or respect her bodily integrity.
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