poststroke

adjective
post·​stroke | \ -ˈstrōk How to pronounce poststroke (audio) \

Medical Definition of poststroke

: occurring in or being in the period following a stroke poststroke depression a poststroke patient

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“Poststroke.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/poststroke. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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