Definitions for iatrogenicaɪˌæ trəˈdʒɛn ɪk, iˌæ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•at•ro•gen•icaɪˌæ trəˈdʒɛn ɪk, iˌæ-(adj.)

  1. induced unintentionally by the medical treatment of a physician:

    iatrogenic symptoms.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of iatrogenic:

1920–25; < Gk iātró(s) healer +-genic

i•at`ro•gen′e•sis-ə sɪs(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. iatrogenic(adj)

    induced by a physician's words or therapy (used especially of a complication resulting from treatment)


  1. iatrogenic(Adjective)

    Induced by the words or actions of the physician.


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