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cryptogenic

[ krip-tuh-jen-ik ]

adjective

  1. of obscure or unknown origin, as a disease.


cryptogenic

/ ˌkrɪptəʊˈdʒɛnɪk /

adjective

  1. (esp of diseases) of unknown or obscure origin


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cryptogenic1

First recorded in 1905–10; crypto- + -genic

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