agnogenic
SYN: idiopathic. [G. a- priv. + gnosis, knowledge, + genesis, origin]

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ag·no·gen·ic .ag-nō-'jen-ik adj of unknown cause <\agnogenic metaplasia>

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ag·no·gen·ic (ag″no-jenґik) [Gr. agnōs unknown, obscure + -genesis] idiopathic.

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