any prophylactic treatment started immediately after exposure to a disease, esp. a virus, which attempts to block or reduce injury or infection; Abbr. PEP
Post-exposure prophylaxis is a course of antiretroviral drugs.
- Postextrasystolic pause
postextrasystolic pause post·ex·tra·sys·tol·ic pause (pōst’ěk-strə-sĭ-stŏl’ĭk) n. The somewhat prolonged cycle in the heartbeat immediately following an extrasystole.
- Postextrasystolic t wave
postextrasystolic T wave n. The T wave of the sinus beat immediately following an extrasystole.
[pohst fak-tuh m] /poʊst ˈfæk təm/ adjective, adverb 1. after the fact; ex post facto: She will announce her decision and then give us a post factum statement of the reasons for it. Latin, literally “after the fact.”
adjective 1. of or relating to various right-wing political parties in Europe which espouse a modified form of fascism and which take part in constitutional politics noun 2. a member or supporter of such a party