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Side effect

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Description of Side effect

Side effect: A problem that occurs when treatment affects healthy tissues or organs. Some common side effects of cancer treatment are fatigue, pain, nausea, vomiting, decreased blood cell counts, hair loss, and mouth sores.
Source: National Institute of Health

Side effect: a secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy; "severe headaches are one of the side effects of the drug".
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Hierarchical classifications of Side effect

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WordNet 2.1

  • effect
  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

Source: WordNet 2.1

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