What is surgical?

  • (adj): Relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine.
    Example: "A surgical appendix"; "a surgical procedure"
    Synonyms: operative
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on surgical:

Surgical Lighting - Norms and Requirements For Surgical Light
... requirements for the safety of surgical luminaires and luminaires for diagnosis, 2000 to establish norms and guidelines for the characteristics of a ... Some of the standards for surgical lightheads are the following ... Cleaning and decontamination of the surgical light Safety aspects of optical filter (purpose and warning to prevent removal) Central illuminance Light field diameter Depth of ...
Surgical Spinal Decompression
... Surgical spinal decompression may be performed using one of these common procedures Microdiscectomy (or microdecompression) is a minimally invasive surgical ... Laminectomy (or open decompression) is an invasive surgical procedure in which a small portion of the arch of the vertebrae (bone) is removed from the spine to alleviate the ...
Surgical Lighting
... A surgical light – also referred to as an operating light or surgical lighthead – is to assist medical personnel during a surgical procedure by illuminating a local area or cavity of ... A combination of several surgical lights is often referred to as a “surgical light system” ...
Surgical Margin
... Surgical margin, also known as tumor free margin, free margin, normal skin margin, and normal tissue margin, usually refers to the visible normal tissue or skin margin that is removed with the surgical ...
Sanford–Brown Institute – Iselin - Programs
... Medical Assistant, Advanced Massage Therapy, Surgical Technology, Anesthesia Technology and Pharmacy Technician ... The Surgical Technology Program at Sanford-Brown Institute in Iselin, New Jersey has earned the top ranking in the "PAE Elite Twenty Program" by the Accreditation Review Committee on ...

More definitions of "surgical":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or involving or used in surgery.
    Example: "Surgical instruments"; "surgical intervention"
  • (adj): Performed with great precision.
    Example: "A surgical air strike"

Famous quotes containing the word surgical:

    With all the surgical skill and the vital rays lavished on him he should talk like a—like a congressman at a filibuster.
    —Kenneth Langtry. Herbert L. Strock. Prof. Frankenstein (Whit Bissell)