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Dictionary entry overview: What does contraindication mean?
• CONTRAINDICATION (noun)
The noun CONTRAINDICATION has 1 sense:
1. (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
Familiarity information: CONTRAINDICATION used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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(medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
Hypernyms ("contraindication" is a kind of...):
reason (a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion)
indication ((medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure)
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