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English definition of “preoperatively”

preoperatively

adverb     /ˌpriːˈɒp.ər.ə.tɪv.li/ US  /priːˈɑp.ər.ə.t̬ɪv.li/ specialized
relating to the period of time before a surgical operationSurgery
(Definition of preoperatively adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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