post-op adverb

Examples of post-op in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Doctors can now speak to patients via hologram instead of driving between the hospital and clinic for pre-op, post-op or follow up appointments, according to WFAA. Mary Kekatos, ABC News, 26 June 2024 Throughout the video, Griffin is seen during her post-op examination as the doctor uses a camera to probe her vocal cords after her June 12 operation. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 19 June 2024 Robinson missed three-and-a-half months after undergoing surgery and is still adjusting to life post-op now in the playoffs. Kristian Winfield, New York Daily News, 2 May 2024 That the odds of serious post-op complications or death in the months after surgery were lessened, especially for patients who underwent procedures with a woman surgeon or woman anesthetist as their direct provider, is something the researchers underscored as particularly significant. Emily Mae Czachor, CBS News, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for post-op 

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Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of post-op was in 1906

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“Post-op.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition


: postoperative
the second post-op day
post-op adverb
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