adjective fac·ti·tial \(ˈ)fak¦tishəl\

Definition of factitial

  1. :  factitious; usually :  induced by deliberate human action with or without intention to produce a lesion or disease factitial rectal lesions following irradiation a factitial hyperthyroidism resulting from surreptitious ingestion of thyroid products

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Origin and Etymology of factitial

by alteration

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a brief usually trivial fact

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