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iatrogenic


iatrogenic

adj iat·ro·gen·ic \(ˌ)ī-ˌa-trə-ˈjen-ik also (ˌ)ē-\

Definition of IATROGENIC

:  induced inadvertently by a physician or surgeon or by medical treatment or diagnostic procedures <an iatrogenic rash>
iat·ro·gen·i·cal·ly \-ˈjen-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
iat·ro·ge·nic·i·ty \-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\ noun, plural iat·ro·ge·nic·i·ties
February 28, 2015
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