[ ak-si-den-tl-iz-uh m ]
/ ˌæk sɪˈdɛn tlˌɪz əm /
a system of medicine based on the symptoms of a disease, disregarding its origin or cause.
Philosophy. any theory holding that some events have no causes.
Related formsac·ci·den·tal·ist, noun, adjective
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