noncompliance

noun non·com·pli·ance \ ˌnän-kəm-ˈplī-ən(t)s \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of noncompliance

: failure or refusal to comply with something (such as a rule or regulation) : a state of not being in compliance
  • terminated for noncompliance

noncompliant

play \ˌnän-kəm-ˈplī-ənt\ adjective
    • noncompliant patients
    • a noncompliant facility

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First Known Use of noncompliance

1648


Medical Dictionary

noncompliance

noun non·com·pli·ance \ -kəm-ˈplī-ən(t)s \

medical Definition of noncompliance

: failure or refusal to comply (as in the taking of prescribed medication)

noncompliant

play \-ənt\ adjective

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