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tr.v. con·tra·in·di·cat·ed, con·tra·in·di·cat·ing, con·tra·in·di·cates
To indicate the inadvisability of (a medical treatment, for example).
con′tra·in·dic′a·tive (-ĭn-dĭk′ə-tĭv) adj.
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(Medicine) (tr; usually passive) med to advise against or indicate the possible danger of (a drug, treatment, etc)
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con•tra•in•di•cate(ˌkɒn trəˈɪn dɪˌkeɪt)
v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to make (a procedure or treatment) inadvisable.
con`tra•in′di•cant (-kənt) n.
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Past participle: contraindicated
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|Verb||1.||contraindicate - make a treatment inadvisable|
advise, counsel, rede - give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
indicate - to state or express briefly; "indicated his wishes in a letter"
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