aetiology

  1. the cause of a disease
  2. the philosophical study of causation

Aetiology

In medicine this is the science of the investigation of the cause or origin of disease.

Aetiology

The science of the investigation of the cause

Aetiology

In medicine this is the science of the investigation of the cause or origin of disease.
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Aetiology

Science that deals with the causes or origin of disease, the factors which produce or predispose toward a certain disease or disorder
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Aetiology

Study of the causes or origins of a disease or disorder.
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Aetiology

Aetiology: The study of the causes. For example, of a disorder. The word 'aetiology' is mainly used in medicine, where it is the science that deals with the causes or origin of disease, the factors which produce or predispose toward a certain disease or disorder. Today in medicine one hears (or reads) that "the aetiology is unknown." Tran...
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aetiology

<study> A branch of knowledge concerned with the causes of particular phenomena, specifically a branch of medical science concerned with the causes and origins of diseases. ... The study of factors of causation or those associated with the causation of disease or abnormal body states. ... Origin: L. Aetiologia, Gr. Aitiologia. ... (09 Feb 199...
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Aetiology

• (n.) The science, doctrine, or demonstration of causes; esp., the investigation of the causes of any disease; the science of the origin and development of things. • (n.) The assignment of a cause.
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aetiology

study of the causes of disease.
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aetiology

etiology, aetiology (British) 1. The study of causation. 2. Any study of causes, causation, or causality; as in philosophy, biology, or physics. 3. The study of the causes of diseases or medical disorders. 4. The cause or origin of a disease. The word etiology is primarily used in medicine, where it refers to the science that deals with the cause...
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Aetiology

(Gr. aitiologeo, to inquire into) An inquiry into causes. See Etiology. -- V.F.
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Aetiology

Aetiology or etiology is the study of the causes of diseases. The term is also given in medicine to the cause of a disease.
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Aetiology

Aetiology is a now obsolete term describing the science of the causes of phenomena. The term is still used in medicine to describe the science investigating the causation of disease.
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