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cryptogenic

[ krip-tuh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌkrɪp təˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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adjective
of obscure or unknown origin, as a disease.
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Origin of cryptogenic

First recorded in 1905–10; crypto- + -genic
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British Dictionary definitions for cryptogenic

cryptogenic
/ (ˌkrɪptəʊˈdʒɛnɪk) /

adjective
(esp of diseases) of unknown or obscure origin
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Medical definitions for cryptogenic

cryptogenic
[ krĭp′tə-jĕnĭk ]

adj.
Of obscure or unknown origin. Used of diseases.
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