postcoronary

adjective
post·​cor·​o·​nary | \ ˌpōst-ˈkȯr-ə-ˌner-ē How to pronounce postcoronary (audio) , -ˈkär-, -ˌne-rē \

Definition of postcoronary

1 : relating to, occurring in, or being the period following a heart attack postcoronary care postcoronary exercise
2 : having suffered a heart attack a postcoronary patient

First Known Use of postcoronary

1949, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Postcoronary.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postcoronary. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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postcoronary

adjective
post·​cor·​o·​nary | \ -ˈkȯr-ə-ˌner-ē, -ˈkär- How to pronounce postcoronary (audio) \

Medical Definition of postcoronary

1 : relating to, occurring in, or being the period following a heart attack postcoronary exercise
2 : having suffered a heart attack a postcoronary patient

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