postimplantation

adjective

post·​im·​plan·​ta·​tion ˌpōst-ˌim-ˌplan-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce postimplantation (audio)
: relating to, occurring in, or being the period following implantation and especially embryonic implantation
postimplantation embryos
postimplantation development

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postimplantation was in 1916

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“Postimplantation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postimplantation. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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