Contraindicant
Contraindicant Con"tra*in"di*cant, n. (Med.) Something, as a symptom, indicating that the usual mode of treatment is not to be followed. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

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  • contraindicant — Indicating the contrary, i.e., showing that a method of treatment that would otherwise be proper is inadvisable by special circumstances in the individual case. * * * con·tra·in·di·cant (kon″trə inґdĭ kənt) rendering any… …   Medical dictionary

  • contraindicant — contrainˈdicant noun • • • Main Entry: ↑contraindicate …   Useful english dictionary

  • contraindicate — contraindicant /kon treuh in di keuhnt/, n. contraindication, n. /kon treuh in di kayt /, v.t., contraindicated, contraindicating. Med. (of a symptom or condition) to give indication against the advisability of (a particular or usual remedy or… …   Universalium

  • con|tra|in|dic|a|tive — «KON truh ihn DIHK uh tihv», adjective. = contraindicant. (Cf. ↑contraindicant) …   Useful english dictionary

  • contraindicate — /kɒntrəˈɪndəkeɪt/ (say kontruh induhkayt) verb (t) (contraindicated, contraindicating) (of a symptom or condition) to give indication against the advisability of (a particular or usual remedy or treatment). –contraindicant, noun –contraindication …   Australian English dictionary

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