neurosurgery etymology

English word neurosurgery comes from English surgery, English neuro-

Detailed word origin of neurosurgery

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
surgery English (eng) (British) Any arrangement where people arrive and wait for an interview with certain people, particularly a politician. cf. clinic.. (finance, bankruptcy, slang) A pre-packaged bankruptcy or "quick bankruptcy".. (medicine) A procedure involving major incisions to remove, repair, or replace a part of a body.. (topology) The production of a manifold by removing parts of one manifold and [...]
neuro- English (eng) Forming compound words relating to nerves, nerve tissue, or the nervous system.
neurosurgery English (eng) (neurology, surgery, countable) Any surgical procedure performed on the brain; brain surgery.. (neurology, surgery, uncountable) The surgical discipline focused on treating those central and peripheral nervous system diseases.

Words with the same origin as neurosurgery

Descendants of surgery
Tagliacotian neurosurgeon neurosurgical proctosurgical psychosurgeon psychosurgical surgiholic
Descendants of neuro-
neurobiology neurobrucellosis neurochemical neurofibromatosis neurogenic neurohypnology neuroinformation neurologist neuroma neuroscience neuroscientist neurosecretion neurosemantics neurosis neurosteroid neurotheological neurotic neurotoxicology neurotoxin neurotransmitter neurovascular neuroweapon