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etiologic

[ ee-tee-uh-loj-ik ]
/ ˌi ti əˈlɒdʒ ɪk /
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adjective

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

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Also e·ti·o·log·i·cal [ee-tee-uh-loj-i-kuhl] /ˌi ti əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ .

Origin of etiologic

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

OTHER WORDS FROM etiologic

e·ti·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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