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idiopathic

Line breaks: idio|path¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌɪdɪə(ʊ)ˈpaθɪk
 
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Definition of idiopathic in English:

adjective

Medicine
Relating to or denoting any disease or condition which arises spontaneously or for which the cause is unknown: idiopathic epilepsy
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  • Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are idiopathic inflammatory disorders of unknown aetiology.
  • Basically, idiopathic pericarditis is a disease of exclusion.
  • Psychiatric symptoms frequently coexist with idiopathic Parkinson's disease and are often underdiagnosed and poorly treated.

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