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Meaning of IDIOPATHY

Pronunciation:  `idee'√Ęputhee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any disease arising from internal dysfunctions of unknown cause
 

IDIOPATHY is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: idiopathic disease, idiopathic disorder
 
 See Also: disorder, upset

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Id`i*op"a*thy\, n.; pl. {Idiopathies}. [Gr. ?; ?
proper, peculiar + ?, ?, to suffer: cf. F. idiopathie.]
1. A peculiar, or individual, characteristic or affection.

         All men are so full of their own fancies and
         idiopathies, that they scarce have the civility to
         interchange any words with a stranger. --Dr. H.
                                               More.

2. (Med.) A morbid state or condition not preceded or
   occasioned by any other disease; a primary disease.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A disease or medical condition which arises without a known cause.
 

 

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