(Greek: peculiar, one's own, personal, private; of or pertaining to one's self, distinct, separate, alone)

A graphic representation of one or more chromosomes.
1. One’s private mark or signature.
2. A signature or mark characteristic of, or peculiar to a particular person, organization, etc.
3. A logotype or trademark.
1. Concentrating on particular cases and the unique traits or functioning of individuals, rather than on broad generalizations about human behavior.

Idiographic research methods in psychology include the case study, which is characterized by the distinctiveness of each case.

2. Pertaining to the characteristics or behavior of a particular individual as an individual, as opposed to people in general.
3. A reference to, or descriptive of, single and unique facts and processes.
Self hypnosis; autohypnosis.
1. Use of a language invented by the person himself or herself.
2. A form of dyslalia (disorder resulting from impaired hearing) in which the person affected consistently makes substitutions in his or her speech sounds to such an extent that she or he seems to speak a language of his or her own.
1. An individual person’s vocabulary and particular and unique way of using language.
2. The speech of an individual, considered as a linguistic pattern unique among speakers of his or her language or dialect.
idiolectal, idiolectic
A reference to, or relating to, the linguistic system of one person, differing in some details from that of all other speakers of the same dialect or language.
1. The way of using a particular language that comes naturally to its native speakers and involves both knowledge of its grammar and familiarity with its usage.
2. The style of expression of a specific individual or group.
3. The characteristic style of an artist or artistic group.
4. A fixed, distinctive, and often colorful expression whose meaning cannot be understood from the combined meanings of its individual words.
1. Characteristic of, or in keeping with, the way a language is ordinarily and naturally used by its native speakers.
2. Having a meaning not deductible from the combined meanings of the words that make it up.
3. Characteristic of a particular style, or using a particular and distinctive style, especially in the arts.
4. Peculiar to or characteristic of a particular language; pertaining to or exhibiting the expressions, constructions, or phraseology approved by the peculiar usage of a language; especially, as differing from a strictly grammatical or logical use of words; vernacular; colloquial.
The quality or state of being idiomatic.
1. A compilation of idiomatic words and phrases.
2. The study of idioms.
Peculiar to black races.
idiomiasma, idio miasma (s) (noun); idiomiasmas, idio miasmas (pl)
1. A self-produced offensive odor: An idiomiasma can come from decaying (rotting) plants, dead animals, etc.
2. Human effluvia consisting of vapor or fumes: Some idiomiasmas are produced by odors of human decompositions (dead bodies) or excrements from sewers.
A description of idioms.

Cross references of word families related to: "individual, personal": pecu-; privat-, priv-.