postinjection

adjective

post·​in·​jec·​tion ˌpōst-in-ˈjek-shən How to pronounce postinjection (audio)
: occurring or existing in the period following an injection
postinjection monitoring
postinjection inflammation
postinjection adverb
Symptoms appeared 10–15 hours postinjection.

Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postinjection was in 1955

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Cite this Entry

“Postinjection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postinjection. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

postinjection

adjective
post·​in·​jec·​tion -in-ˈjek-shən How to pronounce postinjection (audio)
: occurring or existing in the period following injection
That layoff highlighted another area of uncertainty about cortisone use: No one knows precisely how long a postinjection rest ought to be.Frank Fitzpatrick, The Philadelphia Inquirer
postinjection adverb
… it is our impression that patients who get lasting benefit postinjection do so immediately after the procedure. B. Dasgupta and J. Bowles, The Lancet
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