etiotropic

Directed against the cause; denoting a remedy that attenuates or destroys the causal factor of a disease. ... Origin: G. Aitia, cause, + trope, a turning ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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etiotropic

etiotropic 1. Directed against the cause of a disease. 2. A reference to a treatment or medication that destroys or inactivates the causal agent of a disease.
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etiotropic

Type: Term Pronunciation: ē′tē-ō-trop′ik Definitions: 1. Directed against the cause; denoting a remedy that attenuates or destroys the causal factor of a disease.
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