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Synonyms for surgery

operation

Synonyms for surgery

a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations

a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments

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It was largely due to Dr MacGregor's efforts - assisted, as he freely admitted, by Joseph Lister's advances in antiseptic surgery - that surgical operations went up to 1,500 a year and deaths from sepsis dropped to almost nil.
He went on to pioneer the use of antiseptic surgery during the war.
Others not born in Scotland but in the top 50 include Joseph Lister, the father of antiseptic surgery, and Fran Healy, the lead singer of Travis.
I quickly reply, "He's the guy who said wash your hands twenty years before Joseph Lister got the credit for antiseptic surgery.
In addition, the advent of antiseptic surgery in the late 19th century reduced the mortality from injuries and operations and increased the range of surgical work.