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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.
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To avoid a protocol or treatment based on specific prevailing circumstances.
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