[kon-truh-in-di-keyt] /ˌkɒn trəˈɪn dɪˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), contraindicated, contraindicating. Medicine/Medical.
(of a symptom or condition) to give indication against the advisability of (a particular or usual remedy or treatment).
(transitive; usually passive) (med) to advise against or indicate the possible danger of (a drug, treatment, etc)
1660s, from contra- + indicate. Related: Contraindicated; contraindication (1620s).
contraindication con·tra·in·di·ca·tion (kŏn’trə-ĭn’dĭ-kā’shən)
A factor that renders the administration of a drug or the carrying out of a medical procedure inadvisable.
contraindicate con·tra·in·di·cate (kŏn’trə-ĭn’dĭ-kāt’)
v. con·tra·in·di·cat·ed, con·tra·in·di·cat·ing, con·tra·in·di·cates
To indicate the inadvisability of something, such as a medical treatment.
[kon-truh-lat-er-uh l] /ˌkɒn trəˈlæt ər əl/ adjective 1. (of the body) pertaining to, situated on, or coordinated with the opposite side. /ˌkɒntrəˈlætərəl/ adjective 1. (anatomy, zoology) relating to or denoting the opposite side of a body, structure, etc adj. 1882, from contra- + lateral. contralateral con·tra·lat·er·al (kŏn’trə-lāt’ər-əl) adj. Taking place or originating in a corresponding […]
- Contralateral hemiplegia
contralateral hemiplegia n. Paralysis occurring on the side of the body opposite to the side of the brain in which the causal lesion occurs.
[kuh n-tral-toh] /kənˈtræl toʊ/ Music. noun, plural contraltos. 1. the lowest female voice or voice part, intermediate between soprano and tenor. 2. the alto, or highest male voice or voice part. 3. a singer with a contralto voice. adjective 4. pertaining to the contralto voice or its compass. /kənˈtræltəʊ; -ˈtrɑːl-/ noun (pl) -tos, -ti (-tɪ) […]
- Contra mundum
adverb lit. against the world; defying or against everyone Word Origin L.