iatrogenesis

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἰατρός (iatros, healer) + γένεσις (genesis, origin)

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  • (US) IPA(key): /aɪˌætɹoʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/

Noun[edit]

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iatrogenesis (plural iatrogeneses)

  1. (medicine) Any adverse effect (or complication) resulting from medical treatment.

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