post·​hos·​pi·​tal ˌpōst-ˈhä-(ˌ)spi-tᵊl How to pronounce posthospital (audio)
: relating to, occurring in, or being the period following a patient's release from a hospital
posthospital care
posthospital rehabilitation

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of posthospital was in 1902

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“Posthospital.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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