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tr.v. contraindi·cated, contraindi·cating, contraindi·cates
To indicate the inadvisability of (a medical treatment, for example).
con′tra·in·dic′a·tive (-ĭn-dĭk′ə-tĭv) adj.
Etymology: L, contra, against, indicare, to make known
to report the presence of a disease or physical condition that makes it impossible or undesirable to treat a particular client in the usual manner or to prescribe medicines that might otherwise be suitable.
To avoid a protocol or treatment based on specific prevailing circumstances.