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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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He's still a young player, his injury had a little surgery, but a minor surgery, and he will be back to play again in a couple of weeks," Mourinho said.
Welsh cyclist Becky James has revealed she had minor surgery following a cancer scare
He's planning to play the new version of Pro Evolution Soccer while he recovers from minor surgery.
Harte has also opted for minor surgery at the back as Dermot Carlin loses his place in favour of Ryan McKenna at corner-back.
was discharged from Al Qasimi Hospital after undergoing minor surgery on his shoulder after he was attacked by a former student.
Separately, Syrian Speaker Mohammad Lahham, Jordanian Speaker Sd Surour and former Kuwaiti speaker, Jasim alKharafi, contacted Berri to inquire about his health after undergoing minor surgery Saturday.
Yesterday I went into Welcare Hospital for minor surgery.
HAYLEY TURNER will be out of action until February following minor surgery on an old ankle injury, writes Graham Dench.
Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal is recuperating following a minor surgery he underwent to relieve an intestinal obstruction, the Royal Court said yesterday.
Summary: Tottenham Hotspur has confirmed Harry Redknapp is undergoing minor surgery and will not be travelling with his team to Russia, as a result.
A NEW pounds 37m hospital has completed minor surgery on patients for the first time - almost two years after it first opened its doors.