Definition of idiopathy in English:

idiopathy

noun

Medicine
  • A disease or condition that arises spontaneously or for which the cause is unknown.

    • ‘It arises out of employment even though the fall had its origin in the idiopathy of the employee.’
    • ‘Maintenance of chaotic nature also leads to the treatment and the prevention of mind, nerve or immune related diseases or periodic idiopathy.’

Origin

Late 17th century: from modern Latin idiopathia, from Greek idiopatheia, from idios own, private + -patheia suffering.

Pronunciation:

idiopathy

/ˌidēˈäpəTHē/