Adjectives for surgery

Surgery adjectives are listed in this post. Each word below can often be found in front of the noun surgery in the same sentence. This reference page can help answer the question what are some adjectives commonly used for describing SURGERY.

abdominal, ablative, actual, additional, aesthetic, aggressive, ambulatory, american, antiseptic, aortic, arthroscopic, aseptic, assisted, back, bariatric, bladder, brain, bypass, cardiac, cardiothoracic, cardiovascular, cataract, clinical, colorectal, complex, complicated, conservative

conserving, conventional, corrective, cosmetic, curative, day, decompressive, definitive, delicate, dental, difficult, early, elective, emergent, endoscopic, epilepsy, expensive, experimental, exploratory, extensive, facial, fetal, first, further, gallbladder, gastric, gastrointestinal

general, genital, good, graft, gynecologic, gynecological, heart, hour, immediate, impending, initial, intestinal, intracranial, invasive, joint, knee, laparoscopic, laser, last, little, local, loss, major, maxillofacial, medical, micrographic, military

minor, modern, more, much, nasal, necessary, neck, neurological, new, next, noncardiac, ocular, open, openheart, operative, ophthalmic, oral, original, orthopaedic, orthopedic, other, outpatient, own, painful, palliative, pass, pediatric

pelvic, periodontal, pituitary, planned, plastic, possible, post, practical, previous, primary, prior, prophylactic, prostate, radical, reassignment, recent, reconstructive, rectal, refractive, risk, risky, robotic, routine, same, saving, scientific, second

serious, sham, simple, sinus, sparing, spinal, spine, spiritual, stomach, subsequent, successful, such, third, thoracic, traditional, tumor, underwent, unnecessary, urgent, uterine, vascular, veterinary

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