Definition of post-operative in English:

post-operative

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adjective

During, relating to, or denoting the period following a surgical operation: post-operative care
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  • Adjuvant post-operative radiation therapy was administered because resection margins were positive.
  • Treatment should be continued throughout the period of post-operative care until the risk of deep vein thrombosis has diminished.
  • They can be operated on, but it's off to the theatre and a general anaesthetic and a painful post-operative period.

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Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something