posteruptive

adjective
post·​erup·​tive | \ ˌpōst-i-ˈrəp-tiv How to pronounce posteruptive (audio) \

Definition of posteruptive

: occurring after an eruption (such as a volcanic eruption or the eruption of a tooth) … directly involved in research on the posteruptive soils of Mount St. Helens …— Fiorenzo C. Ugolini posteruptive changes in tooth enamel

First Known Use of posteruptive

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Posteruptive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posteruptive. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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posteruptive

adjective
post·​erup·​tive | \ ˌpōst-i-ˈrəp-tiv How to pronounce posteruptive (audio) \

Medical Definition of posteruptive

: occurring or forming after eruption (as of the teeth)

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