preoperative

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pre·op·er·a·tive

 (prē-ŏp′ər-ə-tĭv, -ŏp′rə-, -ŏp′ə-rā′-)
adj.
Occurring before surgery: preoperative preparations.

pre·op′er·a·tive·ly adv.

preoperative

(priːˈɒpərətɪv)
adj
(Surgery) occurring before a surgical operation

pre•op•er•a•tive

(priˈɒp ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ tɪv, -ˈɒp rə tɪv)

adj.
occurring or related to the period or preparations before a surgical operation.
[1900–05]
pre•op′er•a•tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.preoperative - happening or done before and in preparation for a surgical operation
operative, surgical - relating to or requiring or amenable to treatment by surgery especially as opposed to medicine; "a surgical appendix"; "a surgical procedure"; "operative dentistry"
Translations

preoperative

adj preoperatorio