Definition of "iatrogenic" [iatrogenic]

  • (adjective) Induced in a patient by a physician's activity, manner, or therapy. Used especially of an infection or other complication of treatment.

Use "iatrogenic" in a sentence

  • "Haldol has been documented in shrinking peoples brains which you know is called iatrogenic illness."
  • "It's called iatrogenic illness but these doctors who're causing the illness haven't a clue because they are surgeons."
  • "In real medicine it's called iatrogenic disease, disease produced by the application of medical intervention."

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