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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.

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Oniscu, a transplant surgeon in the UK, and coeditors Forsythe and Fung compile 12 chapters that explain abdominal organ retrieval and transplantation bench surgery to surgeons and donor retrieval teams.
Enrico Benneditti et al3 performed bench surgery (ex vivo conversion to a single donor artery) in 6.