post-operative


post-operative
adj.
Post-operative is used with these nouns: ↑complication, ↑recovery

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  • post-operative — also postoperative, occurring after a surgical operation, 1889, from POST (Cf. post ) + OPERATIVE (Cf. operative). Short form post op is attested from 1971 …   Etymology dictionary

  • post-operative — adj [only before noun] relating to the time after someone has had a medical operation ▪ post operative care …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • post-operative — adjective a) Soon after surgery. The post operative procedure is as follows. b) Like someone who has recently had surgery. She was looking even paler, more post operative, as it were, than she had on waking …   Wiktionary

  • post-operative — post opˈerative adjective Relating to the period just after a surgical operation (often shortened to postˈ op) • • • Main Entry: ↑post …   Useful english dictionary

  • post-operative — see postoperative …   English dictionary

  • post-operative — adjective relating to or denoting the period following a surgical operation …   English new terms dictionary

  • post-operative — /poʊst ˈɒpərətɪv/ (say pohst opuhruhtiv) adjective of or relating to the period of time following a surgical operation …   Australian English dictionary

  • post — post·abdomen; post·absorptive; post·age; post·al·ly; post; post·anoxic; post·antennal; post·arteriolar; post·atomic; post·audit; post·axial; post·bellum; post·brachium; post·branchial; post·breeding; post·canonical; post·cardinal; post·cava;… …   English syllables

  • Post-anesthesia care unit — PACU redirects here. For the fish, see Pacu. A post anesthesia care unit, often abbreviated PACU and sometimes referred to as post anesthesia recovery or PAR, is a vital part of hospitals, ambulatory care centers, and other medical facilities. It …   Wikipedia

  • Post anesthesia care unit — PACU redirects here. For the fish, see Pacu (fish). A post anesthesia care unit, often abbreviated PACU, is a vital part of hospitals, ambulatory care centers, and other medical facilities. It is an area, normally attached to operating theatre… …   Wikipedia


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