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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

(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

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

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]
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