from The Century Dictionary.
- In the manner of an idiopathic disease; not symptomatically.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adverb In an
idiopathicsense or manner.
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It can exist alone or along with structural heart disease; it can be part of an underlying syndrome or occur idiopathically (with no identifiable cause).
Pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive and usually fatal disease which may arise idiopathically or in association with underlying diseases like systemic sclerosis.
In adults it may occur idiopathically or due to an intraluminal tumor mass.
BioMed Central - Latest articles Carolin Reiser-Erkan 2010
_idiopathically_ diseased, as it is technically called; but at other times it is merely affected by _sympathy_ with some other organ that is physically deranged.
Moral Principles and Medical Practice The Basis of Medical Jurisprudence Charles Coppens 1877