posttraumatic

[ pohst-truh-mat-ik, -traw-, -trou- ]
/ ˌpoʊst trəˈmæt ɪk, -trɔ-, -traʊ- /

adjective

occurring after physical or psychological trauma.

Origin of posttraumatic

First recorded in 1900–05; post- + traumatic
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Medical definitions for posttraumatic

posttraumatic
[ pōst′-trô-mătĭk, -trou- ]

adj.

Following or resulting from injury or trauma.
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