from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To indicate the inadvisability of (a medical treatment, for example).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make inadvisable; to warn against a specific medicine or treatment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To indicate, as by a symptom, some method of treatment contrary to that which the general tenor of the case would seem to require; especially, to indicate that a particular method of treatment should not be used.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In medicine, to indicate the contrary of—that is, a course of treatment or action different from or opposed to that which is customary or is called for by the other circumstances of the case.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make a treatment inadvisable
contra- + indicate (Wiktionary)