[ep-uh-fuh-nom-uh-non, -nuh n] /ˌɛp ə fəˈnɒm əˌnɒn, -nən/

noun, plural epiphenomena
[ep-uh-fuh-nom-uh-nuh] /ˌɛp ə fəˈnɒm ə nə/ (Show IPA), epiphenomenons.
Pathology. a secondary or additional symptom or complication arising during the course of a disease.
any secondary .
noun (pl) -na (-nə)
a secondary or additional phenomenon; by-product
(pathol) an unexpected or atypical symptom or occurrence during the course of a disease

1706, “secondary symptom,” from epi- + phenomenon. Plural is epiphenomena. Related: Epiphenomenal.

epiphenomenon ep·i·phe·nom·e·non (ěp’ə-fĭ-nŏm’ə-nŏn’)
An additional condition or symptom in the course of a disease, not necessarily connected with the disease.


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