interoperative

adjective

in·​ter·​op·​er·​a·​tive ˌin-tər-ˈä-p(ə-)rə-tiv How to pronounce interoperative (audio)
-ˈä-pə-ˌrā-
: occurring during a surgical operation
interoperative monitoring
interoperative ultrasound imaging

Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interoperative was in 1966

Dictionary Entries Near interoperative

Cite this Entry

“Interoperative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interoperative. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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