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side effect in Illness & disability topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishside effectˈside efˌfect ●○○ noun [countable]  1 MIan effect that a drug has on your body in addition to curing pain or illnessharmful/serious/adverse etc side effect a natural remedy with no harmful side effectsside effect of the side effects of the medication2 EFFECT/INFLUENCEan unexpected or unplanned result of a situation or event These policy changes could have beneficial side effects for the whole economy.
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side effectA side effect of tuna fishing was the death of over 100,000 dolphins annually.Stomach ache is an additional side effect.Possible side effects of the treatment include nausea and diarrhea.harmful/serious/adverse etc side effectOrthostatic hypotension occasionally is a serious side effect.The only instant adverse side effect is a desperate thirst, stiff aching muscles and a loss of appetite.