|a.||1.||Of or pertaining to surgeons or surgery; done by means of surgery; used in surgery; as, a surgical operation; surgical instruments.|
|Adj.||1.||surgical - of or relating to or involving or used in surgery; "surgical instruments"; "surgical intervention"|
nonsurgical - not surgical; "nonsurgical techniques"
|2.||surgical - relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine; "a surgical appendix"; "a surgical procedure"; "operative dentistry"|
medical - requiring or amenable to treatment by medicine especially as opposed to surgery; "medical treatment"; "pheumonia is a medical disease"
|3.||surgical - performed with great precision; "a surgical air strike"|