Aetiological



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Historical Examples

And from minds of a more reflective cast than the Roman, it received answer in the form of mythology, of aetiological myths.
The Idea of God in Early Religions F. B. Jevons

They may also be aetiological in their nature and form an elaborate record of a custom.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5 Various

On the other hand there are melancholias in which the exciting cause clearly plays an aetiological part.
Group Psychology and The Analysis of The Ego Sigmund Freud

adjective
of or relating to aetiology
(philosophy) (of an explanation) in terms of causal precedents, as opposed, for instance, to the intentions of an agent
noun (pl) -gies
the philosophy or study of causation
the study of the causes of diseases
the cause of a disease

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