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Related to idiosyncratic: Idiosyncratic Risk, Idiosyncratic reaction


Relating to or marked by an idiosyncrasy.


Etymology: Gk, idios, own, synkrasis, mixing together
pertaining to personal peculiarities or mannerisms.


Relating to or marked by an idiosyncrasy.


(id?e-o-sin'kra-se) [? + syn, together, + krasis, mixture]
1. Special characteristics by which persons differ from each other.
2. That which makes one react differently from others; a peculiar or individual reaction to an idea, action, drug, food, or some other substance through unusual susceptibility. idiosyncratic (-sin-krat'ik), adjective

drug idiosyncrasy

An unusual response to a drug. It can manifest as an accelerated, toxic, or inappropriate response to the usual therapeutic dose of a drug.
Synonym: idiosyncrasy of effect

idiosyncrasy of effect

Drug idiosyncrasy.
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This will allow us to report on the discerned structural variable relationships and so add to the literature which has offered some reasons and variable links that account for, or are associated with, idiosyncratic risk.
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