Definition of contraindication noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

contraindication

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌkɑntrəˌɪndəˈkeɪʃn//
 
(medical)
 
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a possible reason for not giving someone a particular drug or medical treatment Age alone is not a contraindication to surgery.
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