Definición de operative en inglés:


Saltos de línea: op¦era|tive
Pronunciación: /ˈɒp(ə)rətɪv


  • 2 [attributive] Relating to surgery: wounds needing operative treatment
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    • For some major types of surgery, operative mortality is an important measure of performance.
    • Patients found unfit on account of low PFT values for a particular type of surgery were rejected for operative procedure.
    • However, the medical therapy is generally not very effective and should be reserved for patients unwilling to undergo dilation or surgery or poor operative candidates.


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  • Many very low birthweight infants 316 were delivered operatively, as a reflection of either maternal indications such as uncontrolled pre-eclampsia or fetal distress after premature labour.
  • Whether the players were treated operatively or nonoperatively, we found reduced performance in the functional tests and reduced muscle strength in the involved leg compared with the uninvolved leg.
  • The press member is operatively connected to the container body for movement of the press member between a wringing position and a non-wringing position relative to the wringing surface of the container body.




late Middle English: from late Latin operativus, from Latin operat- 'done by labour', from the verb operari (see operate).

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