Definitions

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  • adv. Relating to surgery; by means of surgery.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By means of surgery.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a surgical manner; by means of surgery.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a surgical manner; by means of surgery

Etymologies

surgical +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sixtysomething Helen Mirren currently seems to be cornering the market in surgically unaltered broads of a certain age, and it'll be hard not to get a kick out of seeing her firing a Browning M2HB in Red.

    Spotted: an older woman on screen

  • Gastric bypass essentially results in surgically enforced, very low-calorie, low-carbohydrate dietary intake, thus requiring attention to adequate (0.5 g/kg) daily protein intake.

    Medpundit

  • A woman whose uterus and ovaries were removed, causing what is called surgically induced menopause, explains

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

  • Those aborted embryos (whether aborted surgically from a womb, or aborted during their growth and development in a petri dish) aren’t human, or if they are, they aren’t human in the full sense of the word, so the argument goes.

    Archive 2003-01-01

  • You, after all, are the very same premier who had the word Caledonia surgically removed from his cerebral cortex and who publicly asserted that black-only schools in Toronto were a bad idea, but steadfastly refused to get involved.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • After certain medical treatments, estrogen levels may drop quite suddenly, as is seen when the ovaries are removed surgically, which is called surgical menopause.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • We Americans find ourselves, then, observing with extreme moral disengagement as the president and his subordinates murder persons whose identities remain uncertain along with assorted others whose only crime is being in the same area as the targeted individuals - after all, the Hellfire, which makes a very big blast, can scarcely be described as a surgically precise killing instrument.

    RINF Alternative News Media: Daily Breaking News

  • Meanwhile, residential pricing or service hasn't been announced yet, which has me thinking that Time Warner, which has said it will deploy DOCSIS 3.0 "surgically," is still cherry-picking its markets and customers for superfast broadband.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Web 2.0

  • The new security guidelines are to be based on current threat situations and are more "surgically" targeted against suspect individuals who meet ever-changing criteria of travel patterns, age and personal traits, an official who spoke on the condition of anonymity told a group of White House reporters.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Moving the 3G service to its longer range 850MHz radio band in the San Francisco area seems to have helped coverage there, and the company will probably take that strategy nationwide while testing coverage in specific areas and 'surgically' increasing capacity, Hallaren said.

    MacDailyNews

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