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post·op·er·a·tive

 (pōst-ŏp′ər-ə-tĭv, -ŏp′rə-, -ŏp′ə-rā′-)
adj.
Happening or done after a surgical operation.

post·op′er·a·tive·ly adv.

postoperative

(pəʊstˈɒpərətɪv; -ˈɒprətɪv)
adj
(Medicine) of, relating to, or occurring in the period following a surgical operation
postˈoperatively adv

post•op•er•a•tive

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

adj.
occurring after a surgical operation.
[1885–90]
post•op′er•a•tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.postoperative - happening or done after a surgical operation; "postoperative complications"; "postoperative care"
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

post·op·er·a·tive

a. postoperatorio-a, que ocurre después de la operación;
___ carecuidado ___;
___ complicationcomplicación ___.

postoperative

adj postoperatorio
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