postfix

adjective post·fix \ ˈpōs(t)-ˌfiks \

Definition of postfix

:characterized by placement of an operator after its operand or after its two operands if it is a binary operator — compare infix, prefix

Origin and Etymology of postfix

post- + -fix (as in prefix)


Medical Dictionary

postfix

transitive verb post·fix \ (ˈ)pōst-ˈfiks \

medical Definition of postfix

:to treat again with a different fixative
  • the tissue was postfixed in 1 percent osmium tetroxide

postfixation

play \ˌpōst-fik-ˈsā-shən\ noun

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