Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Side effect

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

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.