postexposure

adjective post·ex·po·sure \ ˌpōst-ik-ˈspō-zhər \

Definition of postexposure

: occurring after exposure to something (such as a pathogen)
  • postexposure antiretroviral medications
  • postexposure surveillance

First Known Use of postexposure

1906

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postexposure

adjective post·ex·po·sure \ -ik-ˈspō-zhər \

medical Definition of postexposure

: occurring after exposure (as to a virus)
  • postexposure vaccination

postexposure

adverb

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