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 are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats