post-traumatic

adjective
post-trau·​mat·​ic | \ ˌpōs(t)-trə-ˈma-tik How to pronounce post-traumatic (audio) , -trȯ-, -trau̇- \
variants: or less commonly posttraumatic

Definition of post-traumatic

: occurring after or as a result of trauma post-traumatic seizures post-traumatic headache

First Known Use of post-traumatic

1872, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for post-traumatic

International Scientific Vocabulary post- + traumatic

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“Post-traumatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/post-traumatic. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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post-traumatic

adjective
post-trau·​mat·​ic | \ -trə-ˈmat-ik, -trȯ-, -trau̇- How to pronounce post-traumatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of post-traumatic

: occurring after or as a result of trauma post-traumatic epilepsy

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