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Definition

The anatomical location or site in the body where surgery is performed.

Surgery is the treatment of disease, injury and deformity by physical operation or manipulation.

References

Stedman TL 2006. Stedman's Medical Dictionary, 28th Edition. Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins page 1877
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