US: /ˈsɝdʒɝi/
UK: /sˈɜːd‍ʒəɹi/

English Vietnamese dictionary

surgery /'sə:dʤəri/
  • danh từ
    • khoa phẫu thuật
      • plastic surgery: phẫu thuật tạo hình
    • việc mổ xẻ; sự mổ xẻ
    • phòng mổ
    • phòng khám bệnh; giờ khám bệnh

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun (plural surgeries)
1 [U] medical treatment of injuries or diseases that involves cutting open the body and often removing or replacing some parts; the branch of medicine connected with this treatment: major / minor surgery + to undergo heart surgery + He will require surgery on his left knee.
2 [U, C] (BrE) the time during which a doctor, dentist or VET is available to see patients: morning / afternoon / evening surgery + surgery hours + Is there a surgery this evening?
3 [C] (BrE) (AmE office) a place where a doctor, dentist or VET sees patients: a doctor's / dentist's surgery
4 [C] (BrE) a time when people can meet their Member of Parliament to ask questions and get help: a constituency surgery

Collocation dictionary

1 medical treatment


major, radical | minor | extensive | further | successful, unsuccessful | keyhole, laser | invasive
One of his specialities is minimally invasive surgery.
| elective, emergency, experimental, exploratory, remedial
They discussed whether patients should have to pay for all elective surgery.
| cosmetic, plastic | general | abdominal, brain, bypass, cardiac, gastric, heart, knee, open-heart, orthopaedic, paediatric


have, undergo
She had minor surgery on her knee.
| perform
He has been performing heart surgery for ten years.
| need, require


after/before/during ~
She felt weak for six months after undergoing major abdominal surgery.
| ~ for
emergency surgery for a twisted gut
| ~ to
After the accident, she needed extensive plastic surgery to her face.

2 place/time a doctor/dentist sees patients


open | afternoon, evening, morning | dental, doctor's, GP's, veterinary


do, have, hold
I'll do morning surgery, if you like. We only have a morning surgery. He holds surgery from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
| attend, go to
those attending the doctor's surgery with physical symptoms I'll have to go to the surgery to pick up the prescription.




in a/the ~
Dr Smith isn't in the surgery today.

Concise English dictionary

surgeries'sɜrdʒərɪ /'sɜːg-
+the branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures
+a room where a doctor or dentist can be consulted
+a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
+a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body