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primum non nocere

foreign term pri·mum non no·ce·re \ˌprē-mu̇m-ˌnōn-nȯ-ˈkā-rā\

Definition of primum non nocere

    :  the first thing (is) to do no harm


Origin of primum non nocere

Latin


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