cryptogenic

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

Definition of cryptogenic

:of obscure or unknown origin
  • a cryptogenic disease

First Known Use of cryptogenic

1873


Medical Dictionary

cryptogenic

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

medical Definition of cryptogenic

:of obscure or unknown origin
  • cryptogenic epilepsy
— compare phanerogenic

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