postinjection

adjective post·in·jec·tion \ ˌpōst-in-ˈjek-shən \

Definition of postinjection

: occurring or existing in the period following an injection
  • postinjection monitoring
  • postinjection inflammation

postinjection

adverb
    • Symptoms appeared 10–15 hours postinjection.

First Known Use of postinjection

1955

in the meaning defined above

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Medical Dictionary

postinjection

adjective post·in·jec·tion \ -in-ˈjek-shən \

medical Definition of postinjection

: 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 FitzpatrickThe Philadelphia Inquirer20 May 2012

postinjection

adverb
    • … it is our impression that patients who get lasting benefit postinjection do so immediately after the procedure.
    • —B. Dasgupta and J. BowlesThe Lancet25 Nov. 1995

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up postinjection? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to fill with foolish love or admiration

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Used by Nabokov Quiz

  • image1676440788
  • Choose the best definition or synonym for the word in bold: "There are some eructations that sound like cheers—at least, mine did." Lolita
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!