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- n. A room equipped for performing surgical operations.
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- n. a room in a hospital used for performing surgery
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- n. a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
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Such necessities of a modern hospi - tal as a laboratory, an operating room and running water were un - dreamed of.
Deep in the bowels of the old hospital, the police had found Pomeroy’s lair, an old operating room that had been converted into bizarre living quarters for a demented individual.
Betty, at sixteen, posing before going off to her junior prom, two orchids tied with ribbon to the one cane she still used, the flowers being admired by her date, Mickey Stallings, the boy who mopped the floor of the operating room after school and who’d met Betty when they got stuck in the service elevator.
Liebchen, once known as Sierra Doe, died at 9:46 P.M. She was taken to the operating room from the trauma bay, where a quick exploration of her abdomen turned up surprisingly little damage.