postinfection

adjective

post·​in·​fec·​tion ˌpōst-in-ˈfek-shən How to pronounce postinfection (audio)
: relating to, occurring in, or being the period following infection
postinfection fatigue
postinfection fungicidal activity
postinfection adverb
was reevaluated 30 days postinfection

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postinfection was in 1895

Dictionary Entries Near postinfection

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“Postinfection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postinfection. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

postinfection

adjective
post·​in·​fec·​tion -in-ˈfek-shən How to pronounce postinfection (audio)
variants or post-infection
: relating to, occurring in, or being the period following infection : postinfectious
the postinfection period
post-infection fatigue
postinfection adverb
or post-infection
four weeks postinfection
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