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
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Definition for aetiology (2 of 2)
noun, plural e·ti·ol·o·gies.
- the study of the causes of diseases.
- the cause or origin of a disease.
Origin of etiology
OTHER WORDS FROM etiologye·ti·ol·o·gist, noun
Example sentences from the Web for aetiology
The aetiology of the disease is not yet known, and there are very many theories offered to explain it.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
Therefore it is perhaps possible to put the temerity of the Dogmatics to shame in aetiology by these Tropes.Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism|Mary Mills Patrick
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