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iatrogenic

adjective; derivation
induced inadvertently by a physician or surgeon or by medical treatment or diagnostic procedures We discussed this word in class, and I believe it was on one of our Morpheme Quizzes.
 
Most of his ailments were iatrogenic.
Etymology : \I- a-tr&-'je-nik\ adj. [Greek iatros physician + English -genic] (1924)
Source : Dr. Kemmer
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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