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castration

Health care; Surgery

The surgical removal of one or both testicles or overies.

trepanning

Health care; Surgery

A prehistoric medical procedure in which a tool is used to bore a hole into a person's skull. The practice is intended to relieve the pressure from severe headaches or release demons from within the ...

face transplant

Health care; Surgery

A face transplant is a medical surgery that replaces all or parts of an individual's face. This surgery treats people with facial disfigurement due to trauma, burns, birth defects, or disease. The ...

surgeon

Health care; Surgery

A physician who treats disease, injury, or deformity via operative or manual methods to physically change body tissues. The definition of surgeon has begun to blur in recent years as surgeons have ...

paresthesias

Health care; Surgery

Abnormal or inappropriate sensations in an organ, part, or area of the skin, as of burning, prickling, tingling, etc.

local anesthesia

Health care; Surgery

Local or regional anesthesia involves the injection or application of an anesthetic drug to a specific area of the body.

orthodontic treatment

Health care; Dentistry

Dental treatment that corrects irregularities of the teeth or of the relation of the teeth to surrounding anatomy.

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