presurgical

adjective
pre·sur·gi·cal | \ˌprē-ˈsər-ji-kəl \
variants: or presurgery \ˌprē-ˈsərj-rē, ˈsər-jə- \ or pre-surgical or pre-surgery

Definition of presurgical 

: of, relating to, or occurring before surgery It is not surprising that nasal and sinus surgeons have uniformly discovered that the more severe the presurgical stage of disease, the more frequent and recalcitrant are the recurrences …— Paul H. Toffel The presurgery preliminaries moved swiftly and smoothly.— Nita Jager

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1901, in the meaning defined above

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presurgical

adjective
pre·sur·gi·cal | \ˌprē-ˈsər-ji-kəl \

Medical Definition of presurgical 

: occurring before, performed before, or preliminary to surgery presurgical care

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