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The meaning of "day surgery"

" Day surgery "
Meaning:
Minor surgery that does not require the patient to stay in hospital overnight.
Example:
I've got to have a gallstone op - luckily it doesn't take long. It will be a day-surgery job.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, mid 20th century.
Where is it used?:
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