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iatrogenic

i·at·ro·gen·ic

iatrogenic

 
 
pronunciation:
aI ae tr je nihk
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: caused by a physician or medical treatment, esp. from drugs or surgery.
Practitioners of herbal medicine cite the frequency of iatrogenic disease as a reason to avoid conventional medical care when possible.
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