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contraindicate

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verb con·tra·in·di·cate \ˌkän-trə-ˈin-də-ˌkāt\

Definition of contraindicate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make (a treatment or procedure) inadvisable




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contraindicate

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transitive verb con·tra·in·di·cate \ˌkän-trə-ˈin-də-ˌkāt\

Medical Definition of contraindicate

contraindicated; contraindicating

  1. :  to make (a treatment or procedure) inadvisable




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