[ ee-tee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌi tiˈɒl ə dʒi /
noun, plural ae·ti·ol·o·gies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM aetiologyae·ti·o·log·ic [ee-tee-uh-loj-ik] /ˌi ti əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, ae·ti·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveae·ti·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbae·ti·ol·o·gist, noun
Words nearby aetiology
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British Dictionary definitions for aetiologically
/ (ˌiːtɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /
noun plural -gies
the philosophy or study of causation
the study of the causes of diseases
the cause of a disease
Derived forms of aetiologyaetiologist or etiologist, noun
Word Origin for aetiology
C16: from Late Latin aetologia, from Greek aitiologia, from aitia cause
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