- The definition of iatrogenic is a complication that happens to a person after getting medical treatment.
An example of iatrogenic is nausea caused by chemotherapy.
Origin: iatro- plush -genic
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Origin: Greek iātros, physician; see -iatric + -genic.
- i·atˌro·genˈi·cal·ly adverb
iatrogenic - Medical Definition