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aetiology

[ ee-tee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ 藢i ti藞蓲l 蓹 d蕭i /
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noun, plural ae路ti路ol路o路gies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM aetiology

ae路ti路o路log路ic [ee-tee-uh-loj-ik], /藢i ti 蓹藞l蓲d蕭 瑟k/, ae路ti路o路log路i路cal, adjectiveae路ti路o路log路i路cal路ly, adverbae路ti路ol路o路gist, noun

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How to use aetiology in a sentence

  • So Aenesidemus teaches eight Tropes, by which he thinks that he can prove all the dogmatic aetiology useless.

  • Therefore it is perhaps possible to put the temerity of the Dogmatics to shame in aetiology by these Tropes.

  • The aetiology of the disease is not yet known, and there are very many theories offered to explain it.

  • The study of aetiology of disease is in fact only a particular case of that of aetiology in general.

    Disease in Plants|H. Marshall Ward

British Dictionary definitions for aetiology

aetiology

etiology

/ (藢i藧t瑟藞蓲l蓹d蕭瑟) /

noun plural -gies
the philosophy or study of causation
the study of the causes of diseases
the cause of a disease

Derived forms of aetiology

aetiologist or etiologist, noun

Word Origin for aetiology

C16: from Late Latin aetologia, from Greek aitiologia, from aitia cause
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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