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idiosyncrasy

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noun id·io·syn·cra·sy \ˌid-ē-ə-ˈsiŋ-krə-sē\

Medical Definition of idiosyncrasy

plural idiosyncrasies

  1. 1:  a peculiarity of physical or mental constitution or temperament

  2. 2:  individual hypersensitiveness (as to a drug or food) <anemia accompanying the use of a sulfa drug is usually considered to be due to idiosyncrasy>





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