Side effect

side effect

(Science: pharmacology) A consequence other than the one for which an agent or measure is used, as the adverse effects produced by a drug, especially on a tissue or organ system other than the one sought to be benefited by its administration.

For example: hair loss may be a side effect of chemotherapy, fatigue may be a side effect of radiation therapy.

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