postoperatively

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

post- +‎ operative +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

postoperatively (not comparable)

  1. In a postoperative context; after surgery.
    • 2011, Pauline K. Park, “Assessment of Noncardiac Perioperative Risk”, in Michael W. Mulholland; Gerard M. Doherty, editors, Complications in Surgery, 2nd edition, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, →ISBN, page 83:
      General anesthesia may decrease the functional residual capacity (FRC) for up to 1 to 2 weeks postoperatively.