adverse reaction

Medical Dictionary

adverse reaction ad·verse reaction (ād-vûrs', ād'vûrs')
A result of drug therapy that is neither intended nor expected in normal therapeutic use and that causes significant, sometimes life-threatening conditions.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: adventitious cyst
Next Definition: adynamia
Words Near: adverse reaction
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for adverse reaction
More from
Search for articles containing adverse reaction Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature