Glossary of Surgical Terms

Although we are sure that you are familiar with most of the English terminology of your specialty, this unit is intended to be a quick reference guide for looking up words and spellings you may have doubts about. Due to the limitations in space, you will still need a good medical English dictionary or a computer-based translator to check some words.

Although some terms are common to most specialties, they are condensed in specifi c groups.


Spinal Cord Surgical Removal Spinal Canal Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Left Ventricular Assist Device 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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