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idiopathy

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CIDE DICTIONARY

idiopathyn. [Gr. ; 'i`dios proper, peculiar + , , to suffer: cf. F. idiopathie.].
  •  A peculiar, or individual, characteristic or affection.  [1913 Webster]
    "All men are so full of their own fancies and idiopathies, that they scarce have the civility to interchange any words with a stranger."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A morbid state or condition not preceded or occasioned by any other disease; a primary disease.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

idiopathy, n. Med. any disease or condition of unknown cause or that arises spontaneously.

Derivative
idiopathic adj.
Etymology
mod.L idiopathia f. Gk idiopatheia f. idios own + -PATHY

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