postinfection

adjective post·in·fec·tion \ ˌpōst-in-ˈfek-shən \

Definition of postinfection

: relating to, occurring in, or being the period following infection
  • postinfection fatigue
  • postinfection fungicidal activity

postinfection

adverb
    • was reevaluated 30 days postinfection

First Known Use of postinfection

1895


Medical Dictionary

postinfection

adjective post·in·fec·tion \ -in-ˈfek-shən \
variants: or post-infection

medical Definition of postinfection

: relating to, occurring in, or being the period following infection : postinfectious
  • the postinfection period
  • post-infection fatigue

postinfection

or post-infection adverb
    • four weeks postinfection

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