intraoperative

adjective

in·​tra·​op·​er·​a·​tive ˌin-trə-ˈäp-(ə-)rət-iv, -(ˌ)trä-, -ˈäp-ə-ˌrāt- How to pronounce intraoperative (audio)
: occurring, carried out, or encountered in the course of surgery
intraoperative irradiation
intraoperative infarction
intraoperatively adverb

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“Intraoperative.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intraoperative. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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