etiologic

or e·ti·o·log·i·cal

[ ee-tee-uh-loj-ik or ee-tee-uh-loj-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌi ti əˈlɒdʒ ɪk or ˌi ti əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl /
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adjective

of or relating to causes or origins.
Pathology. originating from; causal: etiologic agent.
of or relating to etiology.

Nearby words

  1. eti,
  2. etic,
  3. etidronate disodium,
  4. etiolate,
  5. etiolation,
  6. etiology,
  7. etiquette,
  8. etna,
  9. eto,
  10. eton

Origin of etiologic

First recorded in 1900–05; etiolog(y) + -ic

Related formse·ti·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb

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