Medical Dictionary


noun iat·ro·gen·e·sis \-ˈjen-ə-səs\
plural iat·ro·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of IATROGENESIS

:  inadvertent and preventable induction of disease or complications by the medical treatment or procedures of a physician or surgeon
March 29, 2015
discomfit Hear it
To thwart or disconcert
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