Aetiology Definition

ētēäləjē
noun
Webster's New World

The establishment of a cause, origin, or reason for something.

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The study of causes or causation.

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(medicine) The study or investigation of the causes of disease; a scientific explanation for the origin of a disease.

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Synonyms:
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Other Word Forms of Aetiology

Noun

Singular:
aetiology
Plural:
aetiologies

Origin of Aetiology

  • From Latin aetiologia, from Ancient Greek αἰτιολογία (aitiologia), from αἰτία (aitia, “cause”).

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