postburn

adjective post·burn \ ˌpōst-ˈbərn \
|Updated on: 21 May 2018

Definition of postburn

: occurring after a burn
  • postburn first aid
  • postburn scarring
: in the period following injury from a burn
  • a postburn patient

postburn

adverb
    • care given 30 minutes postburn

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1947

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