Postoperative



[pohst-op-er-uh-tiv, -uh-rey-tiv, -op-ruh-tiv] /poʊstˈɒp ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv, -ˈɒp rə tɪv/

adjective
1.
occurring after a surgical operation.
/pəʊstˈɒpərətɪv; -ˈɒprətɪv/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or occurring in the period following a surgical operation

postoperative post·op·er·a·tive (pōst-ŏp’ər-ə-tĭv, -ŏp’rə-, -ŏp’ə-rā’-)
adj.
Happening or done after a surgical operation.

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