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contraindication

contraindication

noun con·tra·in·di·ca·tion \-ˌin-də-ˈkā-shən\

medical : something (such as a symptom or condition) that is a medical reason for not doing or using something (such as a treatment, procedure, or activity)

Full Definition of CONTRAINDICATION

:  something (as a symptom or condition) that makes a particular treatment or procedure inadvisable

First Known Use of CONTRAINDICATION

1623

contraindication

noun con·tra·in·di·ca·tion \-ˌin-də-ˈkā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CONTRAINDICATION

:  something (as a symptom or condition) that makes a particular treatment or procedure inadvisable

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