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etiologic

or e·ti·o·log·i·cal

[ee-tee-uh-loj-ik or ee-tee-uh-loj-i-kuh l]
adjective
  1. of or relating to causes or origins.
  2. Pathology. originating from; causal: etiologic agent.
  3. of or relating to etiology.
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Origin of etiologic

First recorded in 1900–05; etiolog(y) + -ic
Related formse·ti·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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