perioperative

adjective peri·op·er·a·tive \ ˌper-ē-ˈä-p(ə-)rə-tiv , -pə-ˌrā- \

Definition of perioperative

:relating to, occurring in, or being the period around the time of a surgical operation
  • perioperative morbidity
  • perioperative nursing

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First Known Use of perioperative

1966


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perioperative

adjective peri·op·er·a·tive \ -ˈäp-(ə-)rət-iv, -ˈäp-ə-ˌrāt- \

medical Definition of perioperative

:relating to, occurring in, or being the period around the time of a surgical operation
  • perioperative morbidity

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