the study of the causes of diseases.
the cause or origin of a disease.
the study of causation.
any study of causes, causation, or causality, as in philosophy, biology, or physics.
The study of aetiology of disease is in fact only a particular case of that of aetiology in general.
Disease in Plants H. Marshall Ward
The aetiology of the disease is not yet known, and there are very many theories offered to explain it.
Essays In Pastoral Medicine Austin Malley
Therefore it is perhaps possible to put the temerity of the Dogmatics to shame in aetiology by these Tropes.
Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism Mary Mills Patrick
noun (pl) -gies
the philosophy or study of causation
the study of the causes of diseases
the cause of a disease
noun (pl) -gies
a variant spelling of aetiology
“science of causes or causation,” 1550s, from Late Latin aetiologia, from Greek aitiologia “statement of cause,” from aitia “cause” + -logia “a speaking” (see -logy). Related: Etiologic; etiological.
etiology e·ti·ol·o·gy or ae·ti·ol·o·gy (ē’tē-ŏl’ə-jē)
The science and study of the causes or origins of disease.
The cause or origin of a disease or disorder as determined by medical diagnosis.
The cause or origin of a disease, condition, or constellation of symptoms or signs, as determined by medical diagnosis or research.
. 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, […]
. noun (pl) -gies the philosophy or study of causation the study of the causes of diseases the cause of a disease
Mount. . Mount, an active volcano in E Sicily. 10,758 feet (3280 meters). Contemporary Examples There are many more donors like Aetna and Friess—but unless the law is changed, we will probably never know their names. The Dark Money Shuffle John Avlon, Michael Keller September 18, 2012 I got an Aetna PPO plan with a […]
an ancient district in W Greece, now part of the province of Aetolia and Acarnania. Historical Examples Both of them offered to come, with their whole force, into Aetolia. History of Rome, Vol III Titus Livius Aetolia gave to the heroic age the names of Meleager and Diomed, but subsequently fell into complete obscurity. Athens: […]