[ee-tee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌi tiˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun, plural etiologies.
the study of causation.
any study of causes, causation, or causality, as in philosophy, biology, or physics.
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 cause or origin of a disease, condition, or constellation of symptoms or signs, as determined by medical diagnosis or research.
[et-i-kit, -ket] /ˈɛt ɪ kɪt, -ˌkɛt/ noun 1. conventional requirements as to social behavior; proprieties of conduct as established in any class or community or for any occasion. 2. a prescribed or accepted code of usage in matters of ceremony, as at a court or in official or other formal observances. 3. the code of […]
database The processes of Extracting, Transforming (or Transporting), and Loading data from source systems into a data warehouse. (2003-12-31) [National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration] Environmental Technology Laboratory
extended three-letter acronym (that is, four letters or more)
database An active DBMS from the University of Karlsruhe. [Expansion? Features?] (1997-06-23)