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trepanning

Health care; Surgery

Prehistoric medical procedure tool uses holes dug into the man's skull. The practice is intended to relieve pressure from a severe headache or to release the demons out of his head. At the end of the ...

Castration

Health care; Surgery

The surgical removal of one or both testicles or overies.

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 ...

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