in surgery


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in surgery

to be involved in surgery. (Can refer to a doctor, nurse, or patients.) Dr. Smith is in surgery now. The patient is still in surgery.
See also: surgery
References in classic literature ?
Watson told us, a form of knife which is used for the most delicate operations known in surgery.
He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and is Clinical Assistant Professor in Surgery at Brown University Medical School.
As one of the company's three businesses, Baxter's Medication Delivery unit offers a wide range of products, including premixed medications and drug reconstitution systems; infusion pumps and devices used to administer IV medications to patients; nutrition products and equipment for mixing IV nutrition; anesthetics and delivery systems used in surgery and critical care settings; and oncology products.