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postfix

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adjective post·fix \ˈpōs(t)-ˌfiks\

Definition of postfix

  1. :  characterized by placement of an operator after its operand or after its two operands if it is a binary operator — compare infix, prefix



Origin and Etymology of postfix

post- + -fix (as in prefix)


First Known Use: 1973


Medical Dictionary

postfix

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transitive verb post·fix \(ˈ)pōst-ˈfiks\

Medical Definition of postfix

  1. :  to treat again with a different fixative <the tissue was postfixed in 1 percent osmium tetroxide>

postfixation

\ˌpōst-fik-ˈsā-shən\play noun



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