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Definition of "neurosurgery" []

  • Surgery on any part of the nervous system. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "neurosurgery" in a sentence
  • "For example, the median clinically reasonable wait time before receiving neurosurgery is 5.8 weeks."
  • "I believe neurosurgery is shrouded in a mystique and many people would like to know what it is like from an insider, so I take the reader into the operating room to experience surgery as I have."
  • "To maintain neurosurgery service, Levine recommended waivers for two neurosurgeons so they could work without malpractice insurance, which is known in medical circles as ` ` going bare. ''"