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[ahy-a-truh-jen-ik, ee-a-] /aɪˌæ trəˈdʒɛn ɪk, iˌæ-/

(of a medical disorder) caused by the diagnosis, manner, or treatment of a physician.
(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
(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

1920, from iatro- + -genic.

iatrogenic i·at·ro·gen·ic (ī-āt’rə-jěn’ĭk)
Induced in a patient by a physician’s activity, manner, or therapy.


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