epi·phe·nom·e·non noun \-ˈnä-mə-ˌnän, -nən\
plural epi·phe·nom·e·na\-ˌnä, -nə\
: a secondary phenomenon accompanying another and caused by it; specifically : a secondary mental phenomenon that is caused by and accompanies a physical phenomenon but has no causal influence itself
First Known Use of EPIPHENOMENON
epi·phe·nom·e·non noun \ˌep-i-fə-ˈnäm-ə-ˌnän, -nən\ (Medical Dictionary)
: an accidental or accessory event or process occurring in the course of a disease but not necessarily related to that disease
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