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1

gangrene in a foot may require the .... of the foot.

amputation

2

the .... of all equipment used in the operating theatre is essential.

sterility

3

a scalpel is a small .... knife.

surgical

4

during surgery, the .... administers drugs to prevent the patient feeling pain.

anaesthetist

5

for some short operations, a local .... may be given and the patient will be able to go home soon after.

anaesthetic

6

one way of trying ti diagnose an illness is to use .... surgery.

exploratory

7

.... surgery is required to cure a particular problem.

corrective

8

certain conditions, which are not life threatening if felt, can be treated with .... surgery.

elective

9

cosmetic surgery to improve appearance is usually ....

optional

10

the surgeon tries to make the .... along the lines of skin tension.

incision

11

.... sutures don't need to be removed at a later date.

absorbable

12

an operation may be carried out for the .... of a tumour.

excision