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surgeon noun

ADJ. distinguished, eminent, leading, top | brilliant | pioneering | chief, consultant, senior | qualified | general | brain, dental, eye, heart, orthopaedic, plastic, transplant, veterinary A plastic surgeon successfully rebuilt his nose. | police

VERB + SURGEON be, work as | become, qualify as He is determined to qualify as a surgeon. | see

SURGEON + VERB operate, perform an operation, remove sth the surgeon who will operate on you Surgeons removed her right leg above the knee.

PHRASES surgeon's knife Many people are terrified at the thought of the surgeon's knife.