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  • adv. In a nonsurgical manner; not by means of surgery.


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nonsurgical +‎ -ly


  • In fact, 99% of back pain is treated nonsurgically.

    Surgery Should Only Be for the Benefit of the Patient

  • Perfectly ambidextrous, Jackson removed most of the items nonsurgically using bronchoscopes and esophagoscopes he helped design.

    Mary Cappello's "Swallow"

  • To that end, Stelarc has outfitted himself at times with an extra hand nonsurgically, swallowed a camera that would explore the sculpture of his stomach and hung himself in the air on hooks.

    Artist Stelarc’s Extra Ear Project At The Exit Art Gallery | Impact Lab

  • But unlike bypass surgery, gastric banding does not permanently alter the stomach; it can also be adjusted nonsurgically by injecting saline solution into the band.

    Extreme Measures

  • His torso had been nonsurgically cut open, and his heart, liver, one of his kidneys, and the top of his esophagus had been removed.

    Occult link investigated in slaying, organ theft

  • Those women who are presumed non-users of contraception include couples where one partner is nonsurgically sterile, women who are pregnant or post-partum, couples seeking pregnancy and self-identified other non-users.

    The Population of the United States

  • Most likely to have sought adoption are nonblack women who are nonsurgically sterile 24.4%.

    The Population of the United States

  • What it is: A low-level laser scanner used to emulsify and remove fat nonsurgically

    The Seattle Times

  • The study reported individuals who undergo surgery soon after their injuries experience faster and more complete recoveries than patients who are treated nonsurgically, as well as those whose surgeries are delayed.

    Medindia Health News

  • Sperm mapping involves the use of fine needle aspiration (FNA) to take small tissue samples nonsurgically from 15 designated - or mapped - areas of each testicle under local anesthesia in 30 minutes. Aktuelle Nachrichten


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