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χειρουργ-ία , Ion. -ιη, ,
A.working by hand, practice of a handicraft or art, skill herein, Ar.Lys.673, etc.; opp. γνώμη and γνῶσις (theory), Hp. Morb.1.6, Pl.Plt.259 e; opp. ξύνεσις, Id.Amat.135b.
2. esp. the art or practice of surgery, opp. the administration of medicine, χειρουργίῃ χρῆσθαι perform an operation, Hp.Prog. [23]; “χειρουργίην ἐν γραφῇ διηγεῖσθαιthe mode of operation, Id.Art. 33, cf. D.S.5.74, Ph.1.253, Dsc.5.15, Ruf. ap. Orib.8.24.7, Sor.1.12, etc.
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    • Plato, Statesman, 259
    • Plato, Statesman, 277c
    • Plato, Statesman, 258d
    • Plato, Symposium, 203a
    • Plato, Lovers, 135b
    • Plato, Gorgias, 450b
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 673
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 33
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.74
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