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i·at·ro·gen·ic

 (ī-ăt′rə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Induced unintentionally in a patient by a physician. Used especially of an infection or other complication of treatment.

[Greek iātros, physician; see -iatric + -genic.]

i·at′ro·gen′i·cal·ly adv.

iatrogenic

(aɪˌætrəʊˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
1. (Medicine) med (of an illness or symptoms) induced in a patient as the result of a physician's words or actions, esp as a consequence of taking a drug prescribed by the physician
2. (Social Welfare) social welfare (of a problem) induced by the means of treating a problem but ascribed to the continuing natural development of the problem being treated
iatrogenicity n

i•at•ro•gen•ic

(aɪˌæ trəˈdʒɛn ɪk, iˌæ-)

adj.
induced unintentionally by the medical treatment of a physician: iatrogenic symptoms.
[1920–25; < Greek iātró(s) healer + -genic]
i•at`ro•gen′e•sis (-ə sɪs) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.iatrogenic - induced by a physician's words or therapy (used especially of a complication resulting from treatment)
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
induced - brought about or caused; not spontaneous; "a case of steroid-induced weakness"
Translations

iatrogenic

adjiatrogen

i·at·ro·gen·ic

a. yatrógeno-a, iatrogénico-a, rel. a un trastorno o lesión producido por un tratamiento o por una instrucción errónea del facultativo;
___ pneumothoraxneumotórax ___;
___ transmissiontransmisión ___.
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