side-effect

Definitions

General English

Electronics

  • (written as side effect)
    An undesired or indirect consequence caused by an operation, expression, or subroutine. For instance, a change to a variable caused by a function not working directly on it.

Food

  • noun
    (written as side effect)
    an undesirable secondary effect of a drug or other form of medical treatment

Medical

  • noun an effect produced by a drug or treatment which is not the main effect intended
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