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What is the difference between surgery and operation?

kindjulia

kindjulia

Thailand

HI Ebaby friends,

Do you know what's the differnce between surgery and operation? I hope someone can help me to understand these words clearly.

10:08 AM Mar 28 2008 |

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philquad

philquad

Australia

same thing really in medical words.

although operation can be used outside medical,such as, this building job is a big operation. 

10:13 AM Mar 28 2008 |

kindjulia

kindjulia

Thailand

Thanks for your help. I think I know the operation in other meanings.

But I mean both in medical words.

10:22 AM Mar 28 2008 |