contraindicate

[kon-truh-in-di-keyt]
verb (used with object), contraindicated, contraindicating. Medicine/Medical.
(of a symptom or condition) to give indication against the advisability of (a particular or usual remedy or treatment).

Origin:
1660–70; probably back formation from contraindication. See contra1, indication

contraindicant [kon-truh-in-di-kuhnt] , noun
contraindication, noun
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contraindicate (ˌkɒntrəˈɪndɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb
(tr; usually passive) med to advise against or indicate the possible danger of (a drug, treatment, etc)
 
contra'indicant
 
n
 
contraindi'cation
 
n

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contraindicate
1660s, from contra- + indicate (see indication). Related: Contraindicated (1861); contraindication (1620s).
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contraindicate con·tra·in·di·cate (kŏn'trə-ĭn'dĭ-kāt')
v. con·tra·in·di·cat·ed, con·tra·in·di·cat·ing, con·tra·in·di·cates
To indicate the inadvisability of something, such as a medical treatment.

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Example sentences
Excessive use is contraindicated for patients with overactive thyroid diseases.
Check with your doctor first to make sure none of the activities you're doing are contraindicated for your body.
At the link are a number of poses which relieve sciatica, but some are contraindicated with certain back injuries.
Also, be sure to read the labeling for the vaccines so you can find out which ones are contraindicated.
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