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The best treatment for moles is surgical removal. The Sun (2015)Pools of blood stain the floor and discarded gloves and surgical equipment are piled in the corners. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This was the first surgical treatment of a stroke patient. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet any surgical procedure is fraught with danger. The Sun (2014)In the worst cases surgical removal of the womb and ovaries may be required. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They are usually only used during surgical procedures. How to Lower High Blood Pressure (1994)Is there any surgical treatment that would work? The Sun (2008)They are a practical alternative to laser eye surgery and the general risks of surgical procedures. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Both studies recruited men with troublesome angina and compared the results of medical and surgical treatment. BMA Family Doctor Guide - Heart Disease (1989)This effectively allowed more or less anyone to perform any surgical operation that did not require a scalpel. THE HERBALIST: Nicholas Culpeper Rebel Physician (2004)Would it in any case have been easy for such a minor surgical figure to catch the attention of the court? The Times Literary Supplement (2012)They are also interested in learning how to detect cancer early enough that it can be cured by simple surgical removal. Understanding Cancer (1987)The ideal treatment is surgical removal. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Then there were fires to put out, surgical operations to perform and clothes to design. The Sun (2012)With any surgical procedure there's always a risk. The Sun (2014)A hypnotic gastric band makes your body behave exactly as though you had undergone the surgical operation. The Sun (2013)If we await a surgical operation that we know is on the calendar, it hangs over our heads. Christianity Today (2000)Staff dress as nurses, some seats are made from ward beds and there is surgical equipment on the walls. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Treatment is usually unnecessary unless they become large and cause pressure symptoms, in which case surgical removal may be required. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One particular get-up resembled the aftermath of a nuclear attack and he appeared to be wearing surgical equipment around his nether regions. The Sun (2006)Laughing gas, a powerful painkiller, is often used during labour or minor surgical procedures. The Sun (2007)
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British English: surgical ADJECTIVE
Surgical equipment and clothing is used in surgery.
...an array of surgical instruments.
Definition of surgical from the Collins English Dictionary
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