reoperation

noun

re·​op·​er·​a·​tion ˌrē-ˌäp-ə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce reoperation (audio)
: an operation to correct a condition not corrected by a previous operation or to correct the complications of a previous operation
reoperate verb
reoperated; reoperating

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“Reoperation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/reoperation. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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