preop

or pre-op

[ pree-op ]
/ ˈpriˈɒp /
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adjective, adverb Informal.

preoperative; preoperatively.

Origin of preop

by shortening
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Word Origin and History for pre-op

pre-op


n.

1913 as short for pre-operative (preparation).

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