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SURGERY, med. jur. That part of the healing art which relates to external diseases; their treatment; and, specially, to the manual operations adopted for their cure.
     2. Every lawyer should have some acquaintance with surgery; his knowledge on this subject will be found useful in cases of homicide and wounds.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Although the Staffie was not Although the Staffie was not showing any signs of illness, she showing any signs of illness, she spent the night in Parkside Veterinary Surgery in Dundee.
Ms Redrobe said: "The risks of veterinary surgery in the jungle are very high.
Veterinary Surgery Center is a small animal veterinary surgical referral practice that since 1986, has been providing clients, patients and referring veterinarians with extraordinary value, respect, and personal care.
On August 4, for reasons his family may never fully understand, he took his own life at a flat above a veterinary surgery he worked at in Stamford Bridge, East Yorkshire.
A man has appeared in Swindon Magistrates' Court on charges of fraud and practising veterinary surgery unlawfully, and was released on bail.
Pencil drawings and clinical photos compliment detailed descriptions on these surgeries and is designed to provide a basic foundation to any studying veterinary surgery at the college or clinical levels.
Barton, from The Elms Veterinary Surgery in Faringdon, oxfordshire, has been working with animals for 20 years.
Lordswood Veterinary Surgery, in Lordswood Road, Harborne, helped by veteran animal campaigner Beryl Romano, of A1 Petline, has already raised hundreds of pounds to help cover the cost of medical care for pets that are dumped and left to die.
Jean (veterinary surgery, Ross U., Saint Kitts and Nevis), and Steiner (Clinic for Ruminants, Vetsuisse-Faculty of Berne, Switzerland) present the "nuts and bolts" of practical bovine surgery and lameness in a text aimed at veterinary students in the clinical years of their undergraduate courses, as well as practicing veterinarians.
Firefighters waited at the veterinary surgery for the snake to be anaesthetised, removed the ring using cutters.
Morgan, or Mr Chops, as he is affectionately known, has to be placed in a harness and hoisted up into a huge tank, the size of a 10-people Jacuzzi, and then lowered into the water at the Lazy Hill Veterinary surgery in Aldridge near Walsall.
Vet Becky Macalpine and nurse Sarah Jones attended free of charge from Upton Veterinary Surgery and sedated Leo, managing to jab him through a gap in the car's grille.

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