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con·tra·in·di·ca·tion

 (kŏn′trə-ĭn′dĭ-kā′shən)
n.
A factor that renders the administration of a drug or the carrying out of a medical procedure inadvisable: A previous allergic reaction to penicillin is a contraindication to the future use of that drug.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.contraindication - (medicine) a reason that makes it inadvisable to prescribe a particular drug or employ a particular procedure or treatment
reason - a fact that logically justifies some premise or conclusion; "there is reason to believe he is lying"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
indication - (medicine) a reason to prescribe a drug or perform a procedure; "the presence of bacterial infection was an indication for the use of antibiotics"
Translations
tegenindicatie

contraindication

[ˌkɒntrəˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] Ncontraindicación f

contraindication

contra-indication [ˌkɒntrəɪndɪˈkeɪʃən] n (MEDICINE) (for drug)contre-indication f

contraindication

n (Med) → Kontraindikation f, → Gegenanzeige f

contraindication

[ˌkɒntrəˌɪndɪˈkeɪʃn] n (Med) → controindicazione f

con·tra·in·di·ca·tion

n. contraindicación condición que indica la enabilidad de una droga o tratamiento.

contraindication

n contraindicación f