[ee-tee-uh-loj-ik or ee-tee-uh-loj-i-kuh l]
- of or relating to causes or origins.
- Pathology. originating from; causal: etiologic agent.
- of or relating to etiology.
Origin of etiologic
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Examples from the Web for etiologic
Muscular overwork is to be reckoned with as an etiologic factor.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:
Louis Marshall Warfield
In regard to scurvy, there may well be other etiologic factors, but they are of a secondary character.
Results of this kind show that there must be a relationship between the etiologic factors of scurvy and of beriberi.
Its relationship to scurvy cannot, therefore, at the present time, be discussed from an etiologic viewpoint.
Uric acid is decreased before an attack of gout and increased afterward, but its etiologic relation is still uncertain.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis
James Campbell Todd