idiogenesis

noun
id·​io·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌid-ē-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce idiogenesis (audio) \
plural idiogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce idiogeneses (audio) \

Medical Definition of idiogenesis

: spontaneous origin (as of disease)

Other Words from idiogenesis

idiogenetic \ -​jə-​ˈnet-​ik How to pronounce idiogenetic (audio) \ adjective

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