Definition of cryptogenic in English:


Line breaks: crypto|gen¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌkrɪptəʊˈdʒɛnɪk


  • (Of a disease) of obscure or uncertain origin.
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    • TTV DNA was also detected more frequently in fulminant hepatitis and persons with cryptogenic liver disease than in symptom-free donors.
    • Establishing the diagnosis of cryptogenic hemoptysis in the absence of a diagnostic code indicating a likely cause for hemoptysis might also introduce some bias.
    • They investigated cryptogenic hemoptysis and reported that bronchial inflammation and infection were the most frequently suspected causes.

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