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neurosurgeon (n.)

also neuro-surgeon, "one who does surgery on the nervous system," especially the brain and spinal cord, 1918, from neuro- + surgeon. Related: Neurosurgery; neurosurgical.

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Definitions of neurosurgeon

neurosurgeon (n.)
someone who does surgery on the nervous system (especially the brain);
Synonyms: brain surgeon
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