postmastectomy

adjective
post·mas·tec·to·my | \ˌpōst-ma-ˈstek-tə-mē \

Definition of postmastectomy 

: relating to, being in, or occurring in the period following a mastectomy postmastectomy pain postmastectomy patients postmastectomy breast reconstruction

First Known Use of postmastectomy

1948, in the meaning defined above

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postmastectomy

adjective
post·mas·tec·to·my | \-ma-ˈstek-tə-mē \

Medical Definition of postmastectomy 

1 : occurring after and especially as a result of a mastectomy postmastectomy swelling of the arm

2 : having undergone mastectomy

3 : suitable for use following mastectomy postmastectomy clothing

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