[pohst-trans-ley-shuh-nl, -tranz-] /ˌpoʊst trænsˈleɪ ʃə nl, -trænz-/
Genetics, Biochemistry. occurring after the synthesis of a polypeptide chain.
[pohst-truh-mat-ik, -traw-, -trou-] /ˌpoʊst trəˈmæt ɪk, -trɔ-, -traʊ-/ adjective 1. occurring after physical or psychological trauma. posttraumatic post·trau·mat·ic (pōst’trou-māt’ĭk, -trô-) adj. Following or resulting from injury or trauma.
- Posttraumatic epilepsy
posttraumatic epilepsy n. A convulsive epileptic seizure that occurs and as a result of a head injury.
- Posttraumatic neck syndrome
posttraumatic neck syndrome n. A syndrome characterized by pain, tenderness, tight neck musculature, vasomotor instability, and other symptoms, such as dizziness and blurred vision, resulting from injury to the neck.
noun, Psychiatry. 1. a mental disorder, as battle fatigue, occurring after a traumatic event outside the range of usual human experience, and characterized by symptoms such as reliving the event, reduced involvement with others, and manifestations of autonomic arousal such as hyperalertness and exaggerated startle response. Abbreviation: PTSD. posttraumatic stress disorder n. An anxiety disorder […]