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Perisurgical

English translation: around, near (involving) the surgery

09:53 Jun 21, 2005
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Instruments / Implantable contact lens
English term or phrase: Perisurgical
Perisurgical complications

Doest it mean "post-surgical"?

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Jianming Sun
Local time: 02:31
Selected answer:around, near (involving) the surgery
Explanation:
The prefix peri- means around or near, so perisurgical would be just before, during, and immediately after surgery, but not postsurgical
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Melanie Nassar
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Local time: 21:31
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perisurgical
around, near (involving) the surgery


Explanation:
The prefix peri- means around or near, so perisurgical would be just before, during, and immediately after surgery, but not postsurgical

Melanie Nassar
United States
Local time: 21:31
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 16
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rachel Fell
30 mins

agree  Elizabeth Rudin: Synonym: Perioperative - The period of time extending from the time of hospitalization for surgery through to the time of discharge from the hospital. www.bloodbook.com/glossary.html
47 mins
  -> I guess that's possible, but the definition in the asker's note seems to be a bit narrower, but then, it depends on how you define immediately.

agree  David Copeland
49 mins

agree  npis
2 hrs

agree  Dina Abdo
4 hrs

agree  Can Altinbay
4 hrs

agree  Angela Dickson (X): the author of the text redefines the word for his/her own purposes, but this is the usual meaning.
5 hrs

agree  Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
6 hrs

agree  Alfa Trans (X)
8 hrs

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
12 hrs
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