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vivisection (Also vivisections) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to vivisection

adrenalectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
    suprarenalectomy.

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code

  • noun a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
    codification.
  • noun a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy

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hypophysectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the pituitary gland

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surgical

  • adjective of or relating to or involving or used in surgery
    • surgical instruments
    • surgical intervention
  • adjective relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine
    operative.
    • a surgical appendix
    • a surgical procedure
    • operative dentistry

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welfare

  • noun governmental provision of economic assistance to persons in need
    social welfare; public assistance.
    • she lives on welfare
  • noun something that aids or promotes well-being
    benefit.
    • for the benefit of all

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suction

  • noun a force over an area produced by a pressure difference
  • noun the act of sucking
    suck; sucking.

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vietnamese

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Vietnam
    Annamese.
  • noun the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Vietnam
    Annamese; Annamite.

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eye_operation

  • noun any surgical procedure involving the eyes
    eye surgery.

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technique

  • noun a practical method or art applied to some particular task
  • noun skillfulness in the command of fundamentals deriving from practice and familiarity
    proficiency.
    • practice greatly improves proficiency

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oophorosalpingectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both ovaries and the corresponding Fallopian tubes

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khmer

  • noun the Mon-Khmer language spoken in Cambodia
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Cambodia

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orchiectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both testicles
    orchidectomy.

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enterostomy

  • noun surgical operation that creates a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the intestine
    enterotomy.

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vivisectional

Of or pertaining to vivisection.

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rhytidectomy

  • noun plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
    face lift; nip and tuck; lift; rhytidoplasty; facelift; face lifting; cosmetic surgery.
    • some actresses have more than one face lift

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vasovasostomy

  • noun a surgical procedure that attempts to restore the function of the vas deferens after a vasectomy

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conception

  • noun an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
    concept; construct.
  • noun the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon

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cryosurgery

  • noun the use of extreme cold (usually liquid nitrogen) to destroy unwanted tissue (warts or cataracts or skin cancers)

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naturalist

  • noun an advocate of the doctrine that the world can be understood in scientific terms
  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    natural scientist.

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altering

  • noun the sterilization of an animal
    fixing; neutering.
    • they took him to the vet for neutering
  • verb cause to change; make different; cause a transformation
    modify; alter; change.
    • The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city
    • The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

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craniotomy

  • noun a surgical opening through the skull

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major_surgery

  • noun any surgical procedure that involves anesthesia or respiratory assistance

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vitrectomy

  • noun a surgical procedure that removes the vitreous humor and replace it with saline solution

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biological

  • adjective pertaining to biology or to life and living things
    biologic.
  • adjective of parents and children; related by blood
    • biological child

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anesthetic

  • noun a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
    anesthetic agent; anaesthetic; anaesthetic agent.
  • adjective relating to or producing insensibility
    anaesthetic.

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microsurgery

  • noun surgery using operating microscopes and miniaturized precision instruments to perform intricate procedures on very small structures

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cyclodestructive

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second

  • noun 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    sec; s.
  • noun an indefinitely short time
    moment; bit; mo; minute.
    • wait just a moment
    • in a mo
    • it only takes a minute
    • in just a bit

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tummy_tuck

  • noun cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach
    abdominoplasty.

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filtration

  • noun the process whereby fluids pass through a filter or a filtering medium
  • noun the act of changing a fluid by passing it through a filter

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george_wells_beadle

  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; Beadle.

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assisted

  • adjective having help; often used as a combining form
    aided.
  • verb give help or assistance; be of service
    aid; assist; help.
    • Everyone helped out during the earthquake
    • Can you help me carry this table?
    • She never helps around the house

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biotomy

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experiment

  • noun the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
    experimentation.
  • noun the testing of an idea
    experimentation.
    • it was an experiment in living
    • not all experimentation is done in laboratories

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central_nervous_system

  • noun the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
    systema nervosum centrale; CNS.

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life_science

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    bioscience.

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new

  • adjective not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered
    • a new law
    • new cars
    • a new comet
    • a new friend
    • a new year
    • the New World
  • adjective satellite original and of a kind not seen before
    fresh; novel.
    • the computer produced a completely novel proof of a well-known theorem

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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movement

  • noun a change of position that does not entail a change of location
    motion; move; motility.
    • the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise
    • movement is a sign of life
    • an impatient move of his hand
    • gastrointestinal motility
  • noun the act of changing location from one place to another
    motion; move.
    • police controlled the motion of the crowd
    • the movement of people from the farms to the cities
    • his move put him directly in my path

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tracheostomy

  • noun a surgical operation that creates an opening into the trachea with a tube inserted to provide a passage for air; performed when the pharynx is obstructed by edema or cancer or other causes
    tracheotomy.

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burn

  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burning.
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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christian

  • adjective following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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pública

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sino

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selective

  • adjective satellite tending to select; characterized by careful choice
    • an exceptionally quick and selective reader"- John Mason Brown
  • adjective satellite characterized by very careful or fastidious selection
    • the school was very selective in its admissions

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evisceration

  • noun surgical removal of an organ (or the contents of an organ) from a patient
  • noun the act of removing the bowels or viscera; the act of cutting so as to cause the viscera to protrude
    disembowelment.

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catheterization

  • noun the operation of introducing a catheter into the body
    catheterisation.

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licence

  • noun excessive freedom; lack of due restraint
    license.
    • when liberty becomes license dictatorship is near"- Will Durant
    • the intolerable license with which the newspapers break...the rules of decorum"- Edmund Burke
  • noun freedom to deviate deliberately from normally applicable rules or practices (especially in behavior or speech)
    license.

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selective_lipectomy

  • noun plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue
    lipectomy.

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physiology

  • noun the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
  • noun processes and functions of an organism

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change

  • noun an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
    modification; alteration.
    • the change was intended to increase sales
    • this storm is certainly a change for the worse
    • the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago
  • noun a relational difference between states; especially between states before and after some event
    • he attributed the change to their marriage

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shirodkar's_operation

  • noun a surgical procedure in which a suture is used to close the cervix in a pregnant woman; is performed when the cervix has failed to retain previous pregnancies
    purse-string operation.

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appendicectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
    appendectomy.

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delbruck

  • noun United States biologist (born in Germany) who studied how viruses infect living cells (1906-1981)
    Max Delbruck.

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palatopharyngoplasty

  • noun surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea)
    PPP; uvulopalatopharyngoplasty; UPPP.

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laser-assisted_in_situ_keratomileusis

  • noun a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
    LASIK.

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nervous

  • adjective satellite easily agitated
    • a nervous addict
    • a nervous thoroughbred
  • adjective satellite causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
    anxious; queasy; unquiet; uneasy.
    • spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
    • cast anxious glances behind her
    • those nervous moments before takeoff
    • an unquiet mind

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autoplasty

  • noun tissue that is taken from one site and grafted to another site on the same person
    autograft.
    • skin from his thigh replaced the burned skin on his arms
  • noun surgical repair by using tissue from another part of the patient's own body

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cad

  • noun someone who is morally reprehensible
    bounder; dog; blackguard; hound; heel.
    • you dirty dog
  • noun software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
    computer-aided design.

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cataract

  • noun an eye disease that involves the clouding or opacification of the natural lens of the eye
  • noun a large waterfall; violent rush of water over a precipice

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split-brain_technique

  • noun brain surgery on animals in which the corpus callosum (and sometimes the optic chiasm) is severed so that communication between the cerebral hemispheres is interrupted

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u.k.

  • noun a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
    Great Britain; Britain; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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alexandria

  • noun a town in Louisiana on the Red River
  • noun the chief port of Egypt; located on the western edge of the Nile delta on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by Alexander the Great; the capital of ancient Egypt
    El Iskandriyah.

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cosmetic

  • noun a toiletry designed to beautify the body
  • adjective satellite serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
    decorative; ornamental.
    • cosmetic fenders on cars
    • the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative

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sex-change_operation

  • noun surgical procedures and hormonal treatments designed to alter a person's sexual characteristics so that the resemble those of the opposite sex
    transsexual surgery.

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unit

  • noun any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange
    unit of measurement.
    • the dollar is the United States unit of currency
    • a unit of wheat is a bushel
    • change per unit volume
  • noun an individual or group or structure or other entity regarded as a structural or functional constituent of a whole
    • the reduced the number of units and installations
    • the word is a basic linguistic unit

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experimentation

  • noun the testing of an idea
    experiment.
    • it was an experiment in living
    • not all experimentation is done in laboratories
  • noun the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
    experiment.

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vivisectorium

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use

  • noun the act of using
    utilization; utilisation; usage; employment; exercise.
    • he warned against the use of narcotic drugs
    • skilled in the utilization of computers
  • noun what something is used for
    function; role; purpose.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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army

  • noun a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
    ground forces; regular army.
  • noun a large number of people united for some specific purpose

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embolectomy

  • noun surgical removal of an embolus (usually from an artery)

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live

  • verb inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of
    dwell; inhabit; populate.
    • People lived in Africa millions of years ago
    • The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted
    • this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean
    • deer are populating the woods
  • verb lead a certain kind of life; live in a certain style
    • we had to live frugally after the war

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moro

(Med.) A small abscess or tumor having a resemblance to a mulberry. Dunglison.

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injury

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; trauma; hurt.
  • noun an accident that results in physical damage or hurt
    accidental injury.

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oophorectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one of both ovaries
    ovariectomy.

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minor

  • noun a young person of either sex
    tiddler; nipper; tyke; small fry; nestling; youngster; child; fry; shaver; tike; kid.
    • she writes books for children
    • they're just kids
    • `tiddler' is a British term for youngster
  • adjective of lesser importance or stature or rank
    • a minor poet
    • had a minor part in the play
    • a minor official
    • many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen
    • minor back roads

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meniscectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the meniscus of the knee

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haemorrhoidectomy

  • noun surgical procedure for tying hemorrhoids and excising them
    hemorrhoidectomy.

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science

  • noun a particular branch of scientific knowledge
    scientific discipline.
    • the science of genetics
  • noun ability to produce solutions in some problem domain
    skill.
    • the skill of a well-trained boxer
    • the sweet science of pugilism

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reconstructive

  • adjective satellite helping to restore to good condition
    rehabilitative.
    • reconstructive surgery
    • rehabilitative exercises

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facelift

  • noun plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
    face lift; nip and tuck; lift; rhytidectomy; rhytidoplasty; face lifting; cosmetic surgery.
    • some actresses have more than one face lift
  • noun a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes
    face lift; face lifting.
    • give your home a facelift
    • more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction

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history

  • noun the aggregate of past events
    • a critical time in the school's history
  • noun a record or narrative description of past events
    account; story; chronicle.
    • a history of France
    • he gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
    • the story of exposure to lead

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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face_lift

  • noun plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
    nip and tuck; lift; rhytidectomy; rhytidoplasty; facelift; face lifting; cosmetic surgery.
    • some actresses have more than one face lift
  • noun a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes
    facelift; face lifting.
    • give your home a facelift
    • more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction

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process

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    procedure.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun (psychology) the performance of some composite cognitive activity; an operation that affects mental contents
    operation; cognitive process; mental process; cognitive operation.
    • the process of thinking
    • the cognitive operation of remembering

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curettement

  • noun surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
    curettage.

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bioscience

  • noun any of the branches of natural science dealing with the structure and behavior of living organisms
    life science.

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cosmetic_surgery

  • noun plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
    face lift; nip and tuck; lift; rhytidectomy; rhytidoplasty; facelift; face lifting.
    • some actresses have more than one face lift

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antivivisectionism

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vivisection

  • noun the act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research)

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keratomileusis

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botanist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; plant scientist.

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string

  • noun a lightweight cord
    twine.
  • noun stringed instruments that are played with a bow
    bowed stringed instrument.
    • the strings played superlatively well

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photocoagulation

  • noun surgical procedure that uses an intense laser beam to destroy diseased retinal tissue or to make a scar that will hold the retina in cases of detached retina

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torture

  • noun extreme mental distress
    torment; anguish.
  • noun unbearable physical pain
    torment.

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chemical

  • noun material produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules
    chemical substance.
  • adjective relating to or used in chemistry
    chemic.
    • chemical engineer
    • chemical balance

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animal

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; fauna; creature.
  • adjective satellite marked by the appetites and passions of the body
    fleshly; carnal; sensual.
    • animal instincts
    • carnal knowledge
    • fleshly desire
    • a sensual delight in eating
    • music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

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lasik

  • noun a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
    laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis.

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creature

  • noun a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
    animate being; brute; beast; animal; fauna.
  • noun a human being; `wight' is an archaic term
    wight.

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plant

  • noun buildings for carrying on industrial labor
    works; industrial plant.
    • they built a large plant to manufacture automobiles
  • noun (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    flora; plant life.

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psychosurgery

  • noun brain surgery on human patients intended to relieve severe and otherwise intractable mental or behavioral problems

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hemorrhoidectomy

  • noun surgical procedure for tying hemorrhoids and excising them
    haemorrhoidectomy.

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lab

  • noun a workplace for the conduct of scientific research
    science laboratory; science lab; research laboratory; research lab; laboratory.

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cauterisation

  • noun the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
    cauterization; cautery.

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wrong

  • noun that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    wrongfulness.
    • he feels that you are in the wrong
  • noun any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    legal injury; damage.

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mankind

  • noun all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    humans; human race; humankind; human beings; world; humanity; man.
    • all the world loves a lover
    • she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women

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prostate

  • noun a firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra; produces a viscid secretion that is the fluid part of semen
    prostate gland.
  • adjective relating to the prostate gland
    prostatic.

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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natural

  • noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
    • he's a natural for the job
  • noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
    cancel.

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arthroplasty

  • noun surgical reconstruction or replacement of a malformed or degenerated joint

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ablation

  • noun surgical removal of a body part or tissue
    extirpation; excision; cutting out.
  • noun the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers

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phytologist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    botanist; plant scientist.

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female_circumcision

  • noun excision of the clitoris
    clitoridectomy.

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d_and_c

  • noun a surgical procedure usually performed under local anesthesia in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet; performed to obtain tissue samples or to stop prolonged bleeding or to remove small tumors or to remove fragments of placenta after childbirth or as a method of abortion
    dilatation and curettage; dilation and curettage.

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iridotomy

  • noun a surgical procedure that makes an incision in the iris of the eye in order to enlarge the pupil or to treat closed-angle glaucoma

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proctoplasty

  • noun reconstructive surgery of the anus or rectum
    rectoplasty.

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uranoplasty

  • noun surgical correction of a defect of the palate

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institutional

  • adjective relating to or constituting or involving an institution
    • institutional policy
  • adjective organized as or forming an institution
    • institutional religion

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enterotomy

  • noun surgical operation that creates a permanent opening through the abdominal wall into the intestine
    enterostomy.

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yarri

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endarterectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerosis

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brain

  • noun that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord
    encephalon.
  • noun mental ability
    mental capacity; learning ability; mentality; brainpower; wit.
    • he's got plenty of brains but no common sense

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committee

  • noun a special group delegated to consider some matter
    commission.
    • a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
  • noun a self-constituted organization to promote something
    citizens committee.

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operative

  • noun a person secretly employed in espionage for a government
    intelligence agent; secret agent; intelligence officer.
  • noun someone who can be employed as a detective to collect information
    private investigator; private eye; private detective; sherlock; shamus; PI.

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ethic

  • noun the principles of right and wrong that are accepted by an individual or a social group
    value-system; value orientation; moral principle.
    • the Puritan ethic
    • a person with old-fashioned values
  • noun a system of principles governing morality and acceptable conduct
    ethical code.

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cyclodestructive_surgery

  • noun an eye operation that treats glaucoma by destroying the ciliary body with a laser

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fix

  • noun informal terms for a difficult situation
    kettle of fish; mess; muddle; jam; hole; pickle.
    • he got into a terrible fix
    • he made a muddle of his marriage
  • noun something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug
    • she needed a fix of chocolate

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cutting_out

  • noun surgical removal of a body part or tissue
    extirpation; excision; ablation.

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haeckel

  • noun German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)
    Ernst Heinrich Haeckel.

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bypass

  • noun a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
    ringway; ring road; beltway.
  • noun a surgically created shunt (usually around a damaged part)

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neurectomy

  • noun surgical removal of all or part of a nerve

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janeiro

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intestinal_bypass

  • noun surgical operation that shortens the small intestine; used in treating obesity

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practice

  • noun a customary way of operation or behavior
    pattern.
    • it is their practice to give annual raises
    • they changed their dietary pattern
  • noun systematic training by multiple repetitions
    recitation; practice session; drill; exercise.
    • practice makes perfect

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cutting

  • noun the activity of selecting the scenes to be shown and putting them together to create a film
    film editing.
  • noun a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    slip.

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oxford

  • noun a low shoe laced over the instep
  • noun a city in southern England to the northwest of London; site of Oxford University

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enucleation

  • noun surgical removal of something without cutting into it
    • the enucleation of the tumor

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term

  • noun a word or expression used for some particular thing
    • he learned many medical terms
  • noun a limited period of time
    • a prison term
    • he left school before the end of term

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january

The first month of the year, containing thirty-one days. ✍ Before the adoption of New Style, the commencement of the year was usually reckoned from March 25.

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university

  • noun the body of faculty and students at a university
  • noun establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

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cautery

  • noun an instrument or substance used to destroy tissue for medical reasons (eg removal of a wart) by burning it with a hot iron or an electric current or a caustic or by freezing it
    cauterant.
  • noun the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
    cauterisation; cauterization.

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mastopexy

  • noun plastic surgery to lift or reshape the breasts

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lumpectomy

  • noun surgical removal of a tumor without removing much of the surrounding tissue or lymph nodes; performed in some cases of breast cancer

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sentisection

Painful vivisection; -- opposed to callisection. B. G. Wilder.

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tuol

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surgical_process

  • noun a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body
    surgical operation; surgical procedure; operation; surgery.
    • they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available
    • he died while undergoing surgery

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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plant_scientist

  • noun a biologist specializing in the study of plants
    phytologist; botanist.

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female

  • noun an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa)
  • noun a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies
    female person.

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sterilization

  • noun the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)
    sterilisation.
  • noun the procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means)
    sterilisation.

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carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Alexis Carrel.
  • noun small individual study area in a library
    stall; cubicle; carrell.

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society

  • noun an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  • noun a formal association of people with similar interests
    guild; club; social club; gild; lodge; order.
    • he joined a golf club
    • they formed a small lunch society
    • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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operation

  • noun the state of being in effect or being operative
    • that rule is no longer in operation
  • noun a business especially one run on a large scale
    • a large-scale farming operation
    • a multinational operation
    • they paid taxes on every stage of the operation
    • they had to consolidate their operations

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systematist

  • noun a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
    taxonomer; taxonomist.
  • noun an organizer who puts things in order
    systematizer; systemizer; orderer; systemiser; systematiser.
    • Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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living

  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    life.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life
  • noun people who are still living
    • save your pity for the living

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laminectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the bony arches on one or more vertebrae

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research

  • noun systematic investigation to establish facts
  • noun a search for knowledge
    enquiry; inquiry.
    • their pottery deserves more research than it has received

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filtration_surgery

  • noun eye surgery that opens a passage allowing excess aqueous humor to drain into surrounding tissues; a treatment for glaucoma

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ovariectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one of both ovaries
    oophorectomy.

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wrong-site_surgery

  • noun a surgical operation performed on the wrong part of the body

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medicina

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ernst_heinrich_haeckel

  • noun German biologist and philosopher; advocated Darwinism and formulated the theory of recapitulation; was an exponent of materialistic monism (1834-1919)
    Haeckel.

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brain_surgery

  • noun any surgical procedure involving the brain

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catheterisation

  • noun the operation of introducing a catheter into the body
    catheterization.

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u.s.

  • noun the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
    United States government; United States; US Government; U.S. government.
  • noun North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
    USA; the States; U.S.A.; United States; US; United States of America; America.

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arthroscopy

  • noun a minimally invasive operation to repair a damaged joint; the surgeon examines the joint with an arthroscope while making repairs through a small incision

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closed-heart_surgery

  • noun heart surgery in which a small incision is made (the chest cavity is not opened)

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alexis_carrel

  • noun French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944)
    Carrel.

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care

  • noun the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something
    aid; tending; attention.
    • no medical care was required
    • the old car needs constant attention
  • noun judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    precaution; caution; forethought.
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care

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american

Of or pertaining to America; as, the American continent: American Indians.

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pancreatectomy

  • noun surgical removal of part or all of the pancreas

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animal_scientist

  • noun a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
    zoologist.

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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jejunostomy

  • noun surgical creation of an opening between the jejunum and the anterior abdominal wall; will allow artificial feeding

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surgical_procedure

  • noun a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body
    surgical operation; operation; surgical process; surgery.
    • they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available
    • he died while undergoing surgery

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transurethral_resection_of_the_prostate

  • noun removal of significant amounts of prostate tissue (as in cases of benign prostatic hyperplasia)
    TURP.

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rachel_carson

  • noun United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    Carson; Rachel Louise Carson.

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open

  • noun a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    clear.
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
  • noun where the air is unconfined
    out-of-doors; open air; outdoors.
    • he wanted to get outdoors a little
    • the concert was held in the open air
    • camping in the open

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system

  • noun instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity
    • he bought a new stereo system
    • the system consists of a motor and a small computer
  • noun a group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
    scheme.
    • a vast system of production and distribution and consumption keep the country going

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plastic

  • noun generic name for certain synthetic or semisynthetic materials that can be molded or extruded into objects or films or filaments or used for making e.g. coatings and adhesives
  • noun a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    charge plate; charge card; credit card.
    • do you take plastic?

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regulation

  • noun an authoritative rule
    ordinance.
  • noun a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior
    rule.
    • it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast
    • short haircuts were the regulation

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cauterization

  • noun the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
    cauterisation; cautery.

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analgesic

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    anodyne; pain pill; painkiller.
  • adjective satellite capable of relieving pain
    anodyne; analgetic.
    • the anodyne properties of certain drugs
    • an analgesic effect

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molecular

  • adjective relating to or produced by or consisting of molecules
    • molecular structure
    • molecular oxygen
    • molecular weight is the sum of all the atoms in a molecule
  • adjective relating to simple or elementary organization
    • proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller

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sociobiologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the biological determinants of social behavior

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tracheotomy

  • noun a surgical operation that creates an opening into the trachea with a tube inserted to provide a passage for air; performed when the pharynx is obstructed by edema or cancer or other causes
    tracheostomy.

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iridectomy

  • noun an eye operation that treats closed-angle glaucoma by surgical removal of part of the iris of the eye

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institution

  • noun an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
    establishment.
  • noun an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

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rectoplasty

  • noun reconstructive surgery of the anus or rectum
    proctoplasty.

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suction_curettage

  • noun a method of induced abortion; prior to the 14th week of gestation the embryo and placenta are removed by applying suction to the dilated cervix
    vacuum aspiration.

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trephine

  • noun a surgical instrument used to remove sections of bone from the skull
    trepan.
  • verb operate on with a trephine

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warfare

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    war.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun an active struggle between competing entities
    war.
    • a price war
    • a war of wits
    • diplomatic warfare

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aspiration

  • noun a will to succeed
  • noun a cherished desire
    dream; ambition.
    • his ambition is to own his own business

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arthrodesis

  • noun the surgical fixation of a joint which is intended to result in bone fusion

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robotic_telesurgery

  • noun microsurgery in which the surgeon performs surgery by manipulating the hands of a robot

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project

  • noun any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted
    undertaking; task; labor.
    • he prepared for great undertakings
  • noun a planned undertaking
    projection.

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tummy

  • noun slang for a paunch
    bay window; pot; potbelly; corporation.
  • noun an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
    stomach; tum; breadbasket.

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taxis

  • noun a locomotor response toward or away from an external stimulus by a motile (and usually simple) organism
  • noun the surgical procedure of manually restoring a displaced body part

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and

A particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence. (a) It is sometimes used emphatically; as, "there are women and women," that is, two very different sorts of women. (b) By a rhetorical figure, notions, one of which is modificatory of the other, are connected by and; as, "the tediousness and process of my travel," that is, the tedious process, etc.; "thy fair and outward character," that is, thy outwardly fair character, Schmidt's Shak. Lex.

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contraception

  • noun birth control by the use of devices (diaphragm or intrauterine device or condom) or drugs or surgery
    contraceptive method.

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thomas_hunt_morgan

  • noun United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
    Morgan.

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rhinotomy

  • noun surgical procedure in which an incision is made in the nose to drain accumulated pus

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nazi

  • noun a German member of Adolf Hitler's political party
    German Nazi.
  • noun derogatory term for a person who is fanatically dedicated to, or seeks to control, some activity, practice, etc.

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dilation_and_curettage

  • noun a surgical procedure usually performed under local anesthesia in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet; performed to obtain tissue samples or to stop prolonged bleeding or to remove small tumors or to remove fragments of placenta after childbirth or as a method of abortion
    dilatation and curettage; D and C.

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dilatation

  • noun the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
    distension; distention.
  • noun the act of expanding an aperture
    dilation.
    • the dilation of the pupil of the eye

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mindanao

  • noun the second largest island of the Philippines at the southern end of the archipelago; mountainous and volcanic

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pneumonectomy

  • noun surgical removal of a lung (usually to treat lung cancer)

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potential

  • noun the inherent capacity for coming into being
    potentiality; potency.
  • noun the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
    electric potential; potential difference; voltage; potential drop.

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ileostomy

  • noun surgical procedure that creates an opening from the ileum through the abdominal wall to function as an anus; performed in cases of cancer of the colon or ulcerative colitis

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natural_scientist

  • noun a biologist knowledgeable about natural history (especially botany and zoology)
    naturalist.

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adenoidectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy

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enervation

  • noun lack of vitality
    • an enervation of mind greater than any fatigue
  • noun serious weakening and loss of energy
    debilitation; exhaustion; enfeeblement.

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lipectomy

  • noun plastic surgery involving the breakdown and removal of fatty tissue
    selective lipectomy.

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suprarenalectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands
    adrenalectomy.

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pain

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    painfulness.
    • the pain of loneliness

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telesurgery

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face_lifting

  • noun a renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes
    face lift; facelift.
    • give your home a facelift
    • more than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction
  • noun plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
    face lift; nip and tuck; lift; rhytidectomy; rhytidoplasty; facelift; cosmetic surgery.
    • some actresses have more than one face lift

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exenteration

  • noun surgical removal of the organs within a body cavity (as those of the pelvis)

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prisoner

  • noun a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war
    captive.

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septectomy

  • noun surgical removal of all or part of a septum (especially the nasal septum or atrial septum)

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sterilisation

  • noun the act of making an organism barren or infertile (unable to reproduce)
    sterilization.
  • noun the procedure of making some object free of live bacteria or other microorganisms (usually by heat or chemical means)
    sterilization.

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medical

  • noun a thorough physical examination; includes a variety of tests depending on the age and sex and health of the person
    checkup; medical checkup; health check; medical examination; medical exam.
  • adjective relating to the study or practice of medicine
    • the medical profession
    • a medical student
    • medical school

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face

  • noun the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
    human face.
    • he washed his face
    • I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news
  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; expression; look; aspect.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face

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organism

  • noun a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    being.
  • noun a system considered analogous in structure or function to a living body
    • the social organism

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hysterotomy

  • noun surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)

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jurisdiction

  • noun (law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
    legal power.
    • courts having jurisdiction in this district
  • noun in law; the territory within which power can be exercised

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tranquilizer

  • noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity
    tranquillizer; ataractic; ataractic agent; antianxiety agent; tranquilliser; ataractic drug.

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cryocautery

  • noun an instrument for destroying tissue by freezing it
  • noun application of a substance that destroys tissue by freezing it

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rouge

  • noun makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    blusher; paint.
  • verb redden by applying rouge to
    • she rouged her cheeks

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lethal

  • adjective satellite of an instrument of certain death
    deadly.
    • deadly poisons
    • lethal weapon
    • a lethal injection

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dilation

  • noun a lengthy discussion (spoken or written) on a particular topic
  • noun the act of expanding an aperture
    dilatation.
    • the dilation of the pupil of the eye

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herophilos

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vasectomy

  • noun surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization); is sometimes reversible

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implementation

  • noun the act of accomplishing some aim or executing some order
    execution; carrying out.
    • the agency was created for the implementation of the policy
  • noun the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect
    effectuation.

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decortication

  • noun removal of the outer covering of an organ or part

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writer

  • noun writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
    author.
  • noun a person who is able to write and has written something

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liberation

  • noun the act of liberating someone or something
    release; freeing.
  • noun the attempt to achieve equal rights or status
    • she worked for women's liberation

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purse-string_operation

  • noun a surgical procedure in which a suture is used to close the cervix in a pregnant woman; is performed when the cervix has failed to retain previous pregnancies
    Shirodkar's operation.

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home_secretary

  • noun the British cabinet minister who is head of the Home Office
    Secretary of State for the Home Department.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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ecologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and their environment

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surgical_contraception

  • noun contraception by surgical sterilization

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organ

  • noun a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function
  • noun a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function
    • The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department

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huxley

  • noun English physiologist who, with Alan Hodgkin, discovered the role of potassium and sodium ions in the transmission of the nerve impulse (born in 1917)
    Andrew Fielding Huxley; Andrew Huxley.
  • noun English writer; grandson of Thomas Huxley who is remembered mainly for his depiction of a scientifically controlled utopia (1894-1963)
    Aldous Huxley; Aldous Leonard Huxley.

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appendectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the vermiform appendix
    appendicectomy.

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taxonomist

  • noun a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
    systematist; taxonomer.

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secretary

  • noun a person who is head of an administrative department of government
  • noun an assistant who handles correspondence and clerical work for a boss or an organization
    secretarial assistant.

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testing

  • noun the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
    • they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons
  • noun an examination of the characteristics of something
    • there are laboratories for commercial testing
    • it involved testing thousands of children for smallpox

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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thomas_huxley

  • noun English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
    Thomas Henry Huxley; Huxley.

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individual

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; person; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a single organism

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surgery

  • noun the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
    • he is professor of surgery at the Harvard Medical School
  • noun a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted
    • he read the warning in the doctor's surgery

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subject

  • noun the subject matter of a conversation or discussion
    topic; theme.
    • he didn't want to discuss that subject
    • it was a very sensitive topic
    • his letters were always on the theme of love
  • noun something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation
    content; depicted object.
    • a moving picture of a train is more dramatic than a still picture of the same subject

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nip_and_tuck

  • noun plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
    face lift; lift; rhytidectomy; rhytidoplasty; facelift; face lifting; cosmetic surgery.
    • some actresses have more than one face lift
  • adjective satellite inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition
    neck and neck; head-to-head.
    • as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck
    • the election was a nip and tuck affair

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max_delbruck

  • noun United States biologist (born in Germany) who studied how viruses infect living cells (1906-1981)
    Delbruck.

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clitoridectomy

  • noun excision of the clitoris
    female circumcision.

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review

  • noun a new appraisal or evaluation
    reappraisal; reassessment; revaluation.
  • noun an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
    critique; critical review; review article.

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fenestration

  • noun the arrangement of windows in a building
  • noun surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis

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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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orchidectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both testicles
    orchiectomy.

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closed

  • adjective not open or affording passage or access
    • the many closed streets made travel difficult
    • our neighbors peeped from behind closed curtains
  • verb move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
    close; shut.
    • Close the door
    • shut the window

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reading

  • noun the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
    • his main reading was detective stories
    • suggestions for further reading
  • noun a particular interpretation or performance
    • on that reading it was an insult
    • he was famous for his reading of Mozart

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radiobiologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the effects of radiation on living organisms

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callisection

Painless vivisection; -- opposed to sentisection. B. G. Wilder.

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strabotomy

  • noun the surgical operation of cutting a muscle or tendon of the eye in order to correct strabismus

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corneal_graft

  • noun a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
    corneal transplant; keratoplasty.

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approval

  • noun the formal act of approving
    blessing; approving.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • noun a feeling of liking something or someone good
    • although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval

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tympanoplasty

  • noun surgical correction or repair of defects or injuries in the eardrum or the bones of the middle ear

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tertullian

  • noun Carthaginian theologian whose writing influenced early Christian theology (160-230)
    Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus.

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thomas_henry_huxley

  • noun English biologist and a leading exponent of Darwin's theory of evolution (1825-1895)
    Huxley; Thomas Huxley.

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phalloplasty

  • noun reconstructive surgery on the penis to repair congenital abnormality or injury

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electrosurgery

  • noun surgery performed with electrical devices (as in electrocautery)

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transplantation

  • noun an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)
    organ transplant; transplant.
    • he had a kidney transplant
    • the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent
    • a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago
  • noun the act of removing something from one location and introducing it in another location
    transplanting; transplant.
    • the transplant did not flower until the second year
    • too frequent transplanting is not good for families
    • she returned to Alabama because she could not bear transplantation

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vulvectomy

  • noun surgical removal of part or all of the vulva

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experimental

  • adjective relating to or based on experiment
    • experimental physics
  • adjective satellite relying on observation or experiment
    observational; data-based.
    • experimental results that supported the hypothesis

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louis_pasteur

  • noun French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
    Pasteur.

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mengele

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anti

  • noun a person who is opposed (to an action or policy or practice etc.)
    • the antis smelled victory after a long battle
  • adjective not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.)

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rhytidoplasty

  • noun plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised
    face lift; nip and tuck; lift; rhytidectomy; facelift; face lifting; cosmetic surgery.
    • some actresses have more than one face lift

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turp

  • noun removal of significant amounts of prostate tissue (as in cases of benign prostatic hyperplasia)
    transurethral resection of the prostate.

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angioplasty

  • noun an operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery

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basis

  • noun a relation that provides the foundation for something
    ground; footing.
    • they were on a friendly footing
    • he worked on an interim basis
  • noun the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
    foundation; groundwork; base; fundament; cornerstone.
    • the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

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vertebrate

  • noun animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
    craniate.
  • adjective having a backbone or spinal column
    • fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals

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stapedectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear

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otoplasty

  • noun reconstructive surgery of the auricle of the external ear

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castration

  • noun neutering a male animal by removing the testicles
    emasculation.
  • noun surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men)
    • bilateral castration results in sterilization

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life

  • noun a characteristic state or mode of living
    • social life
    • city life
    • real life
  • noun the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities
    living.
    • he could no longer cope with the complexities of life

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bionics

  • noun application of biological principles to the study and design of engineering systems (especially electronic systems)

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myringoplasty

  • noun surgical repair of a perforated eardrum with a tissue graft

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external

  • noun outward features
    • he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion
  • adjective happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface
    • the external auditory canal
    • external pressures

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pejorative

  • adjective satellite expressing disapproval
    dyslogistic; dislogistic.
    • dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'

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catch

  • noun a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
    gimmick.
    • it sounds good but what's the catch?
  • noun the quantity that was caught
    haul.
    • the catch was only 10 fish

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ostomy

  • noun surgical procedure that creates an artificial opening for the elimination of bodily wastes

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thrombectomy

  • noun surgical removal of a blood clot (thrombus) from a blood vessel

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exception

  • noun a deliberate act of omission
    elision; exclusion.
    • with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news
  • noun an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization; the only exception was her last child"
    • all her children were brilliant
    • an exception tests the rule

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laser

  • noun an acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation; an optical device that produces an intense monochromatic beam of coherent light
    optical maser.

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tuck

  • noun eatables (especially sweets)
  • noun (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest

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rhizotomy

  • noun surgical procedure in which spinal nerve roots are cut; done (anterior roots) to relieve intractable pain or (posterior roots) to stop severe muscle spasms

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procedure

  • noun a particular course of action intended to achieve a result
    process.
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
    • it was a process of trial and error
  • noun a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work
    operation.
    • the operations in building a house
    • certain machine tool operations

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xenotransplant

  • noun a surgical procedure in which tissue or whole organs are transfered from one species to another species
    xenotransplantation.

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uppp

  • noun surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea)
    palatopharyngoplasty; PPP; uvulopalatopharyngoplasty.

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myringotomy

  • noun surgical incision into the eardrum (to relieve pressure or release pus from the middle ear)

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vacuum_aspiration

  • noun a method of induced abortion; prior to the 14th week of gestation the embryo and placenta are removed by applying suction to the dilated cervix
    suction curettage.

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purse

  • noun a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
    handbag; bag; pocketbook.
    • she reached into her bag and found a comb
  • noun a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse
    • he made the contribution out of his own purse
    • he and his wife shared a common purse

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site

  • noun the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)
    land site.
    • a good site for the school
  • noun physical position in relation to the surroundings
    situation.
    • the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides

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rio

  • noun the former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction
    Rio de Janeiro.

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saúde

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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pathology

  • noun the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
  • noun any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

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situ

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colostomy

  • noun a surgical operation that creates an opening from the colon to the surface of the body to function as an anus

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surgical_operation

  • noun a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body
    surgical procedure; operation; surgical process; surgery.
    • they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available
    • he died while undergoing surgery

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adverse

  • adjective satellite contrary to your interests or welfare
    untoward; inauspicious.
    • adverse circumstances
    • made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions
  • adjective satellite in an opposing direction
    contrary.
    • adverse currents
    • a contrary wind

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split

  • noun extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  • noun a bottle containing half the usual amount

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gastroenterostomy

  • noun surgical creation of an opening between the stomach wall and the small intestines; performed when the normal opening has been eliminated

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uvulopalatopharyngoplasty

  • noun surgical resection of unnecessary palatal and oropharyngeal tissue to open the airway; intended to cure extreme cases of snoring (with or without sleep apnea)
    palatopharyngoplasty; PPP; UPPP.

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development

  • noun act of improving by expanding or enlarging or refining
    • he congratulated them on their development of a plan to meet the emergency
    • they funded research and development
  • noun a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage (especially a more advanced or mature stage)
    evolution.
    • the development of his ideas took many years
    • the evolution of Greek civilization
    • the slow development of her skill as a writer

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independent

  • noun a neutral or uncommitted person (especially in politics)
    mugwump; fencesitter.
  • noun a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
    freelance; freelancer; free-lance; free lance; self-employed person.

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sympathectomy

  • noun surgical interruption of a nerve pathway in the sympathetic nervous system

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josef

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effect

  • noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
    result; consequence; upshot; outcome; issue; event.
    • the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise
    • his decision had depressing consequences for business
    • he acted very wise after the event
  • noun an outward appearance
    impression.
    • he made a good impression
    • I wanted to create an impression of success
    • she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting

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heart_surgery

  • noun any surgical procedure involving the heart

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purpose

  • noun an anticipated outcome that is intended or that guides your planned actions
    aim; intention; design; intent.
    • his intent was to provide a new translation
    • good intentions are not enough
    • it was created with the conscious aim of answering immediate needs
    • he made no secret of his designs
  • noun what something is used for
    function; use; role.
    • the function of an auger is to bore holes
    • ballet is beautiful but what use is it?

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necessity

  • noun the condition of being essential or indispensable
  • noun anything indispensable
    necessary; requirement; requisite; essential.
    • food and shelter are necessities of life
    • the essentials of the good life
    • allow farmers to buy their requirements under favorable conditions
    • a place where the requisites of water fuel and fodder can be obtained

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robotic

  • adjective of or relating to mechanical robots
    • among our robotic devices is a vacuum cleaner
  • adjective satellite resembling the unthinking functioning of a machine
    robotlike; machinelike; automatonlike; automatic.
    • an automatic `thank you'
    • machinelike efficiency

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nip

  • noun a small drink of liquor
    shot.
    • he poured a shot of whiskey
  • noun (offensive slang) offensive term for a person of Japanese descent
    Jap.

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xenotransplantation

  • noun a surgical procedure in which tissue or whole organs are transfered from one species to another species
    xenotransplant.

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george_beadle

  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    Beadle; George Wells Beadle.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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phlebectomy

  • noun surgical removal or all or part of a vein; sometimes done in cases of severe varicose veins

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organization

  • noun a group of people who work together
    organisation.
  • noun an organized structure for arranging or classifying
    organisation; system; arrangement.
    • he changed the arrangement of the topics
    • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
    • he tried to understand their system of classification

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debridement

  • noun surgical removal of foreign material and dead tissue from a wound in order to prevent infection and promote healing

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excise

  • noun a tax that is measured by the amount of business done (not on property or income from real estate)
    excise tax.
  • verb remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
    strike; scratch; expunge.
    • Please strike this remark from the record
    • scratch that remark

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human

  • noun any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    human being; homo; man.
  • adjective characteristic of humanity
    • human nature

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biologist

  • noun (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
    life scientist.

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transsexual

  • noun a person who has undergone a sex change operation
    transexual.
  • noun a person whose sexual identification is entirely with the opposite sex
    transexual.

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biological_science

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biology.

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internal

  • adjective happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface
    • internal organs
    • internal mechanism of a toy
    • internal party maneuvering
  • adjective satellite occurring within an institution or community
    intragroup.
    • intragroup squabbling within the corporation

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prison

  • noun a correctional institution where persons are confined while on trial or for punishment
    prison house.
  • noun a prisonlike situation; a place of seeming confinement
    prison house.

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circumcision

  • noun the act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite
  • noun (Roman Catholic Church and Anglican Church) feast day celebrating the circumcision of Jesus; celebrated on January 1st
    Feast of the Circumcision; January 1.

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curettage

  • noun surgery to remove tissue or growths from a bodily cavity (as the uterus) by scraping with a curette
    curettement.

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neutering

  • noun the sterilization of an animal
    altering; fixing.
    • they took him to the vet for neutering
  • verb remove the ovaries of
    castrate; spay; alter; neuter.
    • Is your cat spayed?

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australia

  • noun a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
    Commonwealth of Australia.
  • noun the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean

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extirpation

  • noun surgical removal of a body part or tissue
    excision; ablation; cutting out.
  • noun the act of pulling up or out; uprooting; cutting off from existence
    excision; deracination.

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rachel_louise_carson

  • noun United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    Carson; Rachel Carson.

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vacuum

  • noun the absence of matter
    vacuity.
  • noun an empty area or space
    vacancy; void; emptiness.
    • the huge desert voids
    • the emptiness of outer space
    • without their support he'll be ruling in a vacuum

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press

  • noun the state of demanding notice or attention
    pressure; insistency; imperativeness; insistence.
    • the insistence of their hunger
    • the press of business matters
  • noun the print media responsible for gathering and publishing news in the form of newspapers or magazines
    public press.

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emergence

  • noun the gradual beginning or coming forth
    outgrowth; growth.
    • figurines presage the emergence of sculpture in Greece
  • noun the becoming visible
    egress; issue.
    • not a day's difference between the emergence of the andrenas and the opening of the willow catkins

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execution

  • noun putting a condemned person to death
    executing; death penalty; capital punishment.
  • noun the act of performing; of doing something successfully; using knowledge as distinguished from merely possessing it
    performance; carrying into action; carrying out.
    • they criticised his performance as mayor
    • experience generally improves performance

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amputation

  • noun a condition of disability resulting from the loss of one or more limbs
  • noun a surgical removal of all or part of a limb

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specific

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    particular.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a medicine that has a mitigating effect on a specific disease
    • quinine is a specific for malaria

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benefit

  • noun financial assistance in time of need
  • noun something that aids or promotes well-being
    welfare.
    • for the benefit of all

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mastoidectomy

  • noun surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid process

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open-heart_surgery

  • noun heart surgery in which the rib cage is spread open, the heart is stopped and blood is detoured through a heart-lung machine while a heart valve or coronary artery is surgically repaired

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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people

  • noun (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
    • old people
    • there were at least 200 people in the audience
  • noun the body of citizens of a state or country
    citizenry.
    • the Spanish people

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corneal_transplant

  • noun a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
    corneal graft; keratoplasty.

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vivisect

  • verb cut (a body) open while still alive
    • people no longer vivisect animals--it's considered unethical

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home

  • noun where you live at a particular time
    place.
    • deliver the package to my home
    • he doesn't have a home to go to
    • your place or mine?
  • noun housing that someone is living in
    abode; dwelling house; dwelling; domicile; habitation.
    • he built a modest dwelling near the pond
    • they raise money to provide homes for the homeless

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lasek

  • noun a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
    laser-assisted subepithelial keratomileusis.

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gastrostomy

  • noun surgical creation of an opening through the abdominal wall into the stomach (as for gastrogavage)

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sigmoidectomy

  • noun surgical removal of part or all of the sigmoid colon (usually to remove a malignant tumor)

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cytologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the structure and function of cells

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pasteur

  • noun French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms resulted in the process of pasteurization (1822-1895)
    Louis Pasteur.

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transurethral

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transplant

  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
    graft.
  • noun an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)
    transplantation; organ transplant.
    • he had a kidney transplant
    • the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent
    • a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago

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castrate

  • noun a man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction
    eunuch.
    • eunuchs guarded the harem
  • verb deprive of strength or vigor
    emasculate.
    • The Senate emasculated the law

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biology

  • noun the science that studies living organisms
    biological science.
  • noun characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms
    • the biology of viruses

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run

  • noun a score in baseball made by a runner touching all four bases safely
    tally.
    • the Yankees scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 9th
    • their first tally came in the 3rd inning
  • noun the act of testing something
    test; trial.
    • in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately
    • he called each flip of the coin a new trial

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scientific

  • adjective of or relating to the practice of science
    • scientific journals
  • adjective conforming with the principles or methods used in science
    • a scientific approach

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life_scientist

  • noun (biology) a scientist who studies living organisms
    biologist.

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dissection

  • noun cutting so as to separate into pieces
  • noun a minute and critical analysis

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plastic_surgery

  • noun surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
    reconstructive surgery; anaplasty.

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cataract_surgery

  • noun eye surgery that involves removing all or part of the lens and replacing it with an intraocular lens implant

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central

  • noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
    telephone exchange; exchange.
  • adjective satellite serving as an essential component
    cardinal; key; fundamental; primal.
    • a cardinal rule
    • the central cause of the problem
    • an example that was fundamental to the argument
    • computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

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abdominoplasty

  • noun cosmetic surgery of the abdomen to remove wrinkles and tighten the skin over the stomach
    tummy tuck.

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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khmer_rouge

  • noun a communist organization formed in Cambodia in 1970; became a terrorist organization in 1975 when it captured Phnom Penh and created a government that killed an estimated three million people; was defeated by Vietnamese troops but remained active until 1999
    Communist Party of Kampuchea; KR; Party of Democratic Kampuchea.

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intestinal

  • adjective of or relating to or inside the intestines
    enteric; enteral.
    • intestinal disease

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act

  • noun a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
    enactment.
  • noun something that people do or cause to happen
    deed; human activity; human action.

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paixao

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minor_surgery

  • noun any surgical procedure that does not involve anesthesia or respiratory assistance

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chemosurgery

  • noun use of chemical to destroy diseased or malignant tissue; used in treatment of skin cancer

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implantation

  • noun (embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals
    nidation.
  • noun the act of planting or setting in the ground

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eye_surgery

  • noun any surgical procedure involving the eyes
    eye operation.

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transsexual_surgery

  • noun surgical procedures and hormonal treatments designed to alter a person's sexual characteristics so that the resemble those of the opposite sex
    sex-change operation.

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laryngectomy

  • noun surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx)

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kendrew

  • noun English biologist noted for studies of the molecular structure of blood components (born in 1917)
    Sir John Cowdery Kendrew.

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schramm

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additional

  • adjective satellite further or added
    extra.
    • called for additional troops
    • need extra help
    • an extra pair of shoes

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zoologist

  • noun a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
    animal scientist.

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lobectomy

  • noun surgical removal of a lobe from any organ of the body (as the lung or brain)

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imperial

  • noun a small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III
    imperial beard.
  • noun a piece of luggage carried on top of a coach

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laser-assisted_subepithelial_keratomileusis

  • noun a refractive surgery procedure that reshapes the cornea
    LASEK.

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war

  • noun the waging of armed conflict against an enemy
    warfare.
    • thousands of people were killed in the war
  • noun a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply
    state of war.
    • war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring

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trephination

  • noun an operation that removes a circular section of bone from the skull

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form

  • noun the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
    descriptor; word form; signifier.
    • the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached
  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; kind; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?

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rio_de_janeiro

  • noun the former capital and 2nd largest city of Brazil; chief Brazilian port; famous as a tourist attraction
    Rio.

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sir_john_cowdery_kendrew

  • noun English biologist noted for studies of the molecular structure of blood components (born in 1917)
    Kendrew.

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excision

  • noun the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
    cut; deletion.
    • an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors
    • both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause
  • noun surgical removal of a body part or tissue
    extirpation; ablation; cutting out.

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rejection

  • noun the act of rejecting something
    • his proposals were met with rejection
  • noun the state of being rejected

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beadle

  • noun a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
  • noun United States biologist who discovered how hereditary characteristics are transmitted by genes (1903-1989)
    George Beadle; George Wells Beadle.

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salpingectomy

  • noun surgical removal of one or both Fallopian tubes

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veterinarian

  • noun a doctor who practices veterinary medicine
    veterinary surgeon; vet; veterinary.

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tonsillectomy

  • noun surgical removal of the palatine tonsils; commonly performed along with adenoidectomy

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anaplasty

  • noun surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
    reconstructive surgery; plastic surgery.

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dilatation_and_curettage

  • noun a surgical procedure usually performed under local anesthesia in which the cervix is dilated and the endometrial lining of the uterus is scraped with a curet; performed to obtain tissue samples or to stop prolonged bleeding or to remove small tumors or to remove fragments of placenta after childbirth or as a method of abortion
    D and C; dilation and curettage.

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carson

  • noun United States biologist remembered for her opposition to the use of pesticides that were hazardous to wildlife (1907-1964)
    Rachel Carson; Rachel Louise Carson.
  • noun United States frontiersman who guided Fremont's expeditions in the 1840s and served as a Union general in the American Civil War (1809-1868)
    Kit Carson; Christopher Carson.

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neurosurgery

  • noun any surgery that involves the nervous system (brain or spinal cord or peripheral nerves)

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organ_transplant

  • noun an operation moving an organ from one organism (the donor) to another (the recipient)
    transplantation; transplant.
    • he had a kidney transplant
    • the long-term results of cardiac transplantation are now excellent
    • a child had a multiple organ transplant two months ago

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anesthesia

  • noun loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
    anaesthesia.

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graft

  • noun (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient
    transplant.
  • noun the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
    bribery.

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keratoplasty

  • noun a surgical procedure in which part or all of a damaged or diseased cornea is replaced by healthy corneal tissue from a donor
    corneal transplant; corneal graft.

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fixing

  • noun the act of putting something in working order again
    repair; reparation; fix; mending; fixture; mend.
  • noun restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
    fastening; fastener; holdfast.

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reconstructive_surgery

  • noun surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic reformation of tissue
    anaplasty; plastic surgery.

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role

  • noun the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group
    function; part; office.
    • the function of a teacher
    • the government must do its part
    • play its role
  • noun an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
    part; character; persona; theatrical role.
    • she played the part of Desdemona

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trabecular

  • adjective of or relating to trabeculae
    trabeculate.

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test

  • noun trying something to find out about it
    trial; trial run; tryout.
    • a sample for ten days free trial
    • a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain
  • noun any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc
    mental testing; mental test; psychometric test.
    • the test was standardized on a large sample of students

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implant

  • noun a prosthesis placed permanently in tissue
  • verb fix or set securely or deeply
    plant; imbed; embed; engraft.
    • He planted a knee in the back of his opponent
    • The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

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morgan

  • noun United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)
    Lewis Henry Morgan.
  • noun United States biologist who formulated the chromosome theory of heredity (1866-1945)
    Thomas Hunt Morgan.

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structure

  • noun a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts
    construction.
    • the structure consisted of a series of arches
    • she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons
  • noun the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
    • artists must study the structure of the human body
    • the structure of the benzene molecule

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orchiopexy

  • noun operation to bring an undescended testicle into the scrotum

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neuter

  • noun a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine)
  • verb remove the ovaries of
    castrate; spay; alter.
    • Is your cat spayed?

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laser_trabecular_surgery

  • noun eye surgery that makes many tiny laser burns in an area that will increase the drainage of aqueous humor

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taxonomer

  • noun a biologist who specializes in the classification of organisms into groups on the basis of their structure and origin and behavior
    systematist; taxonomist.

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lift

  • noun the act of giving temporary assistance
  • noun the component of the aerodynamic forces acting on an airfoil that opposes gravity
    aerodynamic lift.

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molecular_biologist

  • noun a biologist who studies the structure and activity of macromolecules essential to life

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