reoperation

noun
re·​op·​er·​a·​tion | \ ˌrē-ˌäp-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce reoperation (audio) \

Medical Definition of reoperation

: an operation to correct a condition not corrected by a previous operation or to correct the complications of a previous operation

Other Words from reoperation

reoperate \ -​ˈäp-​ə-​ˌrāt How to pronounce reoperate (audio) \ verb reoperated; reoperating

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“Reoperation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/reoperation. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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