urg-, [erg-], -urgy, -urgia, -urgical, -urgically, -urgist, -urge

(Greek: work)

This urg- is a transformation of those which are located in the erg- unit.

anthropurgic (adjective), more anthropurgic, most anthropurgic
1. Worked, or acted upon, by mankind: An anthropurgic ecosystem is one created by mankind.

Strictly speaking, someone has said that anthropurgic can also refer to "creating mankind".
2. Etymology: derived from Greek anthropos, "man" and the Greek verb root erg, "work at, create, produce".

cheirurgeon, chirurgeon
An earlier and now obsolete term for surgeon.
cheirurgery, chirurgery
An earlier term for that part of medical science and art which is concerned with the cure of diseases or bodily injuries by manual operation now commonly known as surgery.
cheirurgic, chirurgic
An original term for the medical practice of surgery, surgical.
cheirurgical, chirurgical
The earliest form of surgical; skilled in, practicing, or treating a physical ailment with surgery.

The Modern French word for "surgery" is the reconstructed chirurgie. When surgeons want to put on airs they apply the adjective term chirurgical or "surgical" in its more academic or classical terminology; such as, The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty.

cheirurgy, chirurgy
An early Greek to Latin term for what is now known as surgery.
chemurgy, chemurgic
An area of chemistry that is involved with the use of raw, organic, and previously unused agricultural substances to produce new, nonfood products such as varnishes and paints.
A former term for "surgeon".
1. A former term for "surgery".
2. Literally, "hand work".
3. The branch of medicine that is concerned with treating disease, a physical disorder, or injury by cutting into the patient's body to operate directly on or to remove the affected part.

Surgery; from the Greek cheirourgia meaning "hand work", is the medical specialty that treats diseases or injuries with manual operations and instrumental treatments. Surgeons may be physicians, dentists, or veterinarians who specialize in surgery.

1. A former term for "surgical".
2. Literally, "hand work".
demiurgical (adjective), more demiurgical, most demiurgical
Relatoing to a supernatural being who was imagined as creating or fashioning the world in subordination to the Supreme Being, and sometimes regarded as the originator of evil: In many states of ancient Greece, a dimiurgical person was referring to a public official, or a magistrate, a civilian officer who administered the law.
A dramatist; a maker of plays; a playwright.
Pertaining to dramaturgy; dramatic, histrionic, theatrical.
The art of the theater.
George (s) (proper noun)
1. A male personal name: Tom and Jill gave their first son the name George.

The name George was introduced in England by the Crusaders (a vision of St. George played a key role in the First Crusade), but not common until after the Hanoverian succession (18th century), so also "Georgian" (1855) in reference to the reigns of the first four king Georges (1714-1830).

St. George began to be recognized as a patron of England in the time of Edward III, perhaps because of his association with the Order of the Garter.
2. Etymology: from Latin Georgius, from Greek Georgios, "husbandman, farmer"; from ge-, "earth" + ergon, "work".

Cross references related to "work, toil" word families: argo-; ergasio-; ergo-; labor-; oper-; pono-.