HyperDic: side_effect

English > 2 senses of the expression side effect:
NOUNstateside effecta secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy
phenomenonside effect, falloutany adverse and unwanted secondary effect
English > side effect: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA secondary and usually adverse effect of a drug or therapy.
Example"severe headaches are one of the side effects of the drug"
Narrowerhairy tongue, furry tongue, black tongueA benign side effect of some antibiotics
BroadereffectA symptom caused by an illness or a drug
Spanishefecto secundario
Catalanefecte secundari
English > side effect: 2 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningAny adverse and unwanted secondary effect.
Synonymfallout
Broaderconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon

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