Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


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

occurring after a surgical operation.
/pəʊstˈɒpərətɪv; -ˈɒprətɪv/
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’-)
Happening or done after a surgical operation.


Read Also:

  • Postoral

    [awr-uh l, ohr-] /ˈɔr əl, ˈoʊr-/ adjective 1. uttered by the mouth; spoken: oral testimony. 2. of, using, or transmitted by speech: oral methods of language teaching; oral traditions. 3. of, relating to, or involving the mouth: the oral cavity. 4. done, taken, or administered through the mouth: an oral dose of medicine. 5. Phonetics. […]

  • Postoral arch

    postoral arch n. Any of the series of branchial arches caudal to the mouth.

  • Postorbital

    [pohst-awr-bi-tl] /poʊstˈɔr bɪ tl/ adjective, Anatomy, Zoology. 1. located behind the orbit or socket of the eye. /pəʊstˈɔːbɪtəl/ adjective 1. (anatomy) situated behind the eye or the eye socket postorbital post·or·bit·al (pōst-ôr’bĭ-tl) adj. Situated behind the socket of the eye.

  • Post-order traversal


Disclaimer: Postoperatively definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.