post·​treat·​ment | \ ˌpōst-ˈtrēt-mənt How to pronounce posttreatment (audio) \

Definition of posttreatment

: occurring after medical treatment a posttreatment relapse posttreatment care

Other Words from posttreatment

posttreatment adverb
examined three months posttreatment

Examples of posttreatment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And there's no downtime or posttreatment redness to contend with, which is always a bonus. Sarah Wu, Glamour, 23 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of posttreatment

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Posttreatment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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post·​treat·​ment | \ (ˈ)pōst-ˈtrēt-mənt How to pronounce posttreatment (audio) \

Medical Definition of posttreatment

: relating to, typical of, or occurring in the period following treatment posttreatment examinations

Other Words from posttreatment

posttreatment adverb


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