afterhearing af·ter·hear·ing (āf’tər-hēr’ĭng)
occurring, engaged in, or operating after the normal or legal closing time for business: an after-hours drinking club.
afterimpression afterimpression af·ter·im·pres·sion (āf’tər-ĭm-prěsh’ən) n. See aftersensation.
afterload afterload af·ter·load (āf’tər-lōd’) n. The arrangement of a muscle so that it lifts a weight from an adjustable support or works against a constant opposing force to which it is not exposed when at rest. The load or force thus encountered.
due to continuing contractions of the uterus following childbirth. plural noun cramplike pains caused by contraction of the uterus after childbirth afterpains af·ter·pains (āf’tər-pānz’) pl.n. Cramps or pains following childbirth, caused by contractions of the uterus.