Adjective "neurosurgery" definition and examples

(Neurosurgery may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈnjʊərəʊˌsəːdʒəri/

Definitions and examples

noun

Surgery performed on the nervous system, especially the brain and spinal cord.
  1. 'Up to 7,500 patients have already been treated, some of them going to the North or Britain for procedures including neurosurgery and plastic surgery.'
  2. 'Heparin also is used to treat arterial and venous clotting and prevent formation of venous clots in patients who require neurosurgery or orthopedic surgery and in trauma cases.'

More definitions

1. surgery of the brain or other nerve tissue.

More examples(as adjective)

"transplants can be neurosurgery."

"procedures can be neurosurgery."