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Meaning of ETIOLOGY

Pronunciation:  `eetee'âlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the philosophical study of causation
  2. [n]  the cause of a disease
 

ETIOLOGY is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: aetiology, aetiology
 
 See Also: cause, philosophy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E`ti*ol"o*gy\, n. [Cf. F. ['e]tiologie.]
The science of causes. Same as ?{tiology}.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: The cause or origin of disease.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The scientific study of the cause of diseases.
  2. The science of the causes and modes of operation of diseases.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accounting for, answerability, antecedents, application, arrogation, ascription, assignation, assignment, attachment, attribution, base, basis, blame, call, causation, cause, cause and effect, charge, connection with, credit, derivation from, determinant, determinative, element, factor, ground, grounds, honor, imputation, occasion, palaetiology, placement, principle, reference to, responsibility, saddling, stimulus
 

 

 

 

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