[ kon-truh-in-di-key-tid ]
/ ˌkɒn trəˈɪn dɪ keɪ tɪd /
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(of a particular remedy or treatment) advised against in specified cases or under specified conditions:In acute and chronic illnesses, 20–30% of people not only didn't receive recommended treatment, but actually received contraindicated treatment.
the simple past tense and past participle of contraindicate.
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Origin of contraindicated
Words nearby contraindicated
contrafactual, contraflow, contra-guide rudder, contrail, contraindicate, contraindicated, contralateral, contralto, contranym, contraoctave, contraorbital
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How to use contraindicated in a sentence
All alcoholic drinks are contraindicated in these cases and must be forbidden.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
If mercury is contraindicated (extremely rare), potassium iodide may be substituted.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Plantar neurectomy is contraindicated in all cases where there exists much lameness.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
Coffee is contraindicated in hysterical and nervous persons, in children and in those who suffer with insomnia or palpitation.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
The insertion of bougies, catheters, or sounds is always contraindicated in advanced tuberculosis.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley