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cryptogenic

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adjective cryp·to·gen·ic \ˌkrip-tə-ˈje-nik\

Definition of cryptogenic

  1. :  of obscure or unknown origin <a cryptogenic disease>



1908

First Known Use of cryptogenic

1908


Medical Dictionary

cryptogenic

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adjective cryp·to·gen·ic \ˌkrip-tə-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of cryptogenic

  1. :  of obscure or unknown origin <cryptogenic epilepsy>—compare phanerogenic




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