etiologic

Relating to etiology.

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eti·o·log·ic .ēt-ē-ə-'läj-ik or eti·o·log·i·cal -i-kəl or chiefly Brit ae·ti·o·log·ic or ae·ti·o·log·i·cal adj
1) of, relating to, or based on etiology <\etiologic treatment of a disease seeks to remove or correct its cause>
2) causing or contributing to the cause of a disease or condition <smoking is an \etiologic factor in the production of arteriosclerosis (F. A. Faught)>
eti·o·log·i·cal·ly or chiefly Brit ae·ti·o·log·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv

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eti·o·log·ic (e″te-o-lojґik) pertaining to etiology, or to the causes of disease.

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  • etiologic — etiologically, adv. /ee tee euh loj ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to causes or origins. 2. Pathol. originating from; causal: etiologic agent. 3. of or pertaining to etiology. Also, etiological. [1900 05; ETIOLOG(Y) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

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