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χειρουργία

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From χειρουργέω (kheirourgéō, to work with the hands) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

χειρουργῐ́ᾱ (kheirourgíāf (genitive χειρουργῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. working by hand, practice of a handicraft or art
    Antonyms: γνώμη (gnṓmē), γνῶσις (gnôsis)
  2. handicraft or art, especially surgery

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: chīrūrgia

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