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SURGEON Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

One whose profession or occupation is to cure diseases or injuries of the body by manual operation; one whose occupation is to cure local injuries or disorders, whether by manual operation, or by medication and constitutional treatment. Webster. See Smith v. Lane, 24 Hun (N. Y.) 632; Stewart v. Raab, 55 Minn. 20, 56 N. W. 256; Nelson v. State Board of Health, 108 Ky. 769, 57 S. W. 501, 50 L. R. A. 383.


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