NEUROSURGERY

is an umbrella term used to describe any surgical procedure that involves working on the brain, spinal cord or peripheral nerves.

NEUROSURGERY: "Any surgery which requires operating on the brain or nervous system is conducted by neurosurgeons."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEUROSURGERY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/neurosurgery/ (accessed January 14, 2020).
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