Associations to the word «Iatrogenic»


IATROGENIC, adjective. (medicine) (of a disease, injury, or other bad outcome) Induced by the words or actions of the physician or by medical treatment or diagnostic procedure.

Dictionary definition

IATROGENIC, adjective. Induced by a physician's words or therapy (used especially of a complication resulting from treatment).

Wise words

Words to me were magic. You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever. It was amazing to me that words had this power.
Amy Tan