preop


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pre-op

also pre·op  (prē′ŏp′)Informal
adj.
Preoperative: pre-op testing; a pre-op patient.
n.
1. A preoperative patient.
2. A section of a hospital providing preoperative treatment.

pre•op

or pre-op

(ˈpriˈɒp)

adj.
preoperative.
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