- 1used in or connected with surgery surgical instruments a surgical procedure (= an operation)
- 2used to describe something done very precisely, especially a very accurate military attack a bridge destroyed by a surgical strike (= military attack against a specific target) Our advertising targets customers with surgical precision.
NAmE//ˈsərdʒɪkl//[only before noun]
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NAmE//ˈsərdʒɪkli//adverb The tumor will need to be surgically removed.