- Operating room
- A facility equipped for performing surgery. Abbreviated OR.
* * *a room in a hospital equipped and used for surgical operations.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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operating room — operating rooms N COUNT An operating room is the same as an operating theatre. [AM] … English dictionary
operating room — n AmE an ↑operating theatre … Dictionary of contemporary English
operating room — operating ,room noun count AMERICAN a room in a hospital where doctors perform medical operations … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
operating room — noun a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations great care is taken to keep the operating rooms aseptic • Syn: ↑OR, ↑operating theater, ↑operating theatre, ↑surgery • Hypernyms: ↑hospital room * * * … Useful english dictionary
operating room — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms operating room : singular operating room plural operating rooms American an operating theatre … English dictionary
operating room — room where surgeries are performed … English contemporary dictionary
operating room — Synonyms and related words: X ray, blood bank, charity ward, clinic, consultation room, delivery room, dispensary, emergency, examining room, fever ward, hospital room, intensive care, isolation, labor room, laboratory, maternity ward, nursery,… … Moby Thesaurus
operating room — noun a room in a hospital used for performing surgery Syn: operating theatre … Wiktionary
operating room — op′erating room n. srg med a specially equipped room, usually in a hospital, where surgical procedures are performed. Abbr.: OR • Etymology: 1885–90 … From formal English to slang
operating room — noun (C) AmE an operating theatre … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
operating room — a specially equipped room, usually in a hospital, where surgical procedures are performed. Abbr.: OR [1885 90] * * * … Universalium