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idiopathic

 [id″e-o-path´ik]
self-originated; occurring without known cause.
idiopathic disease one that exists without any connection with any known cause.

id·i·o·path·ic

(id'ē-ō-path'ik),
Denoting a disease of unknown cause. Synonym(s): agnogenic
[idio- + G. pathos, suffering]

idiopathic

/id·io·path·ic/ (id″e-o-path´ik) self-originated; occurring without known cause.

idiopathic

(ĭd′ē-ə-păth′ĭk, ĭd′ē-ō-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or designating a disease having no known cause.

id′i·o·path′i·cal·ly adv.

idiopathic

[-path′ik]
Etymology: Gk, idios + pathos, disease
without a known cause.

idiopathic

adjective Of unknown origin, as in a symptom or syndrome that appears without apparent cause.

idiopathic

adjective Unknown; of unknown origin, as in a symptom or syndrome that is apparently spontaneous

id·i·o·path·ic

(id'ē-ō-path'ik)
Denoting a disease of unknown cause.
Synonym(s): agnogenic.
[idio- + G. pathos, suffering]

idiopathic

Of unknown cause.

Idiopathic

Of unknown cause or spontaneous origin. JRA is sometimes called juvenile idiopathic arthritis or JIA because its causes are still not fully known.

idiopathic

disease/condition of unknown cause

idiopathic (iˈ·dē·ō·paˑ·thik),

adj relating to the development of a disease from an unknown cause.

idiopathic

Relating to any primary pathological condition of unknown origin.

id·i·o·path·ic

(id'ē-ō-path'ik)
Denoting a disease of unknown cause.
[idio- + G. pathos, suffering]

idiopathic

(id″eopath´ik),
adj with-out apparent cause; of unknown origin.

idiopathic

self-originated; occurring without known cause.

idiopathic adrenocortical atrophy
see primary hypoadrenocorticism.
idiopathic disease
without known cause.
idiopathic hemorrhagic syndrome
see canine ehrlichiosis.
idiopathic peripheral vestibular disease
see canine idiopathic vestibular syndrome, feline ischemic encephalopathy.
idiopathic polyneuritis
idiopathic thrombocytopenia
see immune-mediated thrombocytopenia.
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In a global, double-blind, randomised, multicentre, parallel-group study of 164 people with idiopathic generalised epilepsy and primary generalised tonic-clonic seizures, the most common treatment-emergent adverse events are dizziness, fatigue, headache, somnolence and irritability.
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targets growth factor receptors, which have been shown to be potentially involved in the pathenogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, most importantly the vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR), fibroblast growth factor receptor (FGFR) and plateletCEderived growth factor receptor (PDGFR).
Food and Drug Administration today approved Esbriet (pirfenidone) for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a specific form of progressive, fibrosing interstitial pneumonia of unknown etiology, occurring most frequently in older men, and confined to the lungs.