posttransfusion

adjective

post·​trans·​fu·​sion ˌpōs(t)-tran(t)s-ˈfyü-zhən How to pronounce posttransfusion (audio)
1
: caused by transfused blood
2
: occurring after blood transfusion
posttransfusion shock

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of posttransfusion was in 1944

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“Posttransfusion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posttransfusion. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

posttransfusion

adjective
post·​trans·​fu·​sion -tran(t)s-ˈfyü-zhən How to pronounce posttransfusion (audio)
1
: caused by transfused blood
posttransfusion hepatitis
2
: occurring after blood transfusion
induction of posttransfusion shock
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