post hoc

post hoc

[pohst hohk; English pohst hok]
Latin.
after this; afterward.
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post hoc (ˈpəʊst ˈhɒk)
 
n
logic the fallacy of assuming that temporal succession is evidence of causal relation
 
[from Latin, short for Post hoc ergo propter hoc after this, therefore on account of this]

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