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id•i•o•syn•cra•sy



Pronunciation: (id"ē-u-sing'kru-sē, -sin'-), [key]
n.,
pl. -sies.

1. a characteristic, habit, mannerism, or the like, that is peculiar to an individual.
2. the physical constitution peculiar to an individual.
3. a peculiarity of the physical or the mental constitution, esp. susceptibility toward drugs, food, etc. Cf. allergy (def. 1). Also,idiocrasy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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