aetiologically

aetiology

[ee-tee-ol-uh-jee]
noun, plural aetiologies.

aetiologic [ee-tee-uh-loj-ik] , aetiological, adjective
aetiologically, adverb
aetiologist, noun
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aetiological or etiological (ˌiːtɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to aetiology
2.  philosophy (of an explanation) in terms of causal precedents, as opposed, for instance, to the intentions of an agent
 
etiological or etiological
 
adj
 
aetiologically or etiological
 
adv
 
etiologically or etiological
 
adv

aetiology or etiology (ˌiːtɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n , pl -gies
1.  the philosophy or study of causation
2.  the study of the causes of diseases
3.  the cause of a disease
 
[C16: from Late Latin aetologia, from Greek aitiologia, from aitia cause]
 
etiology or etiology
 
n
 
[C16: from Late Latin aetologia, from Greek aitiologia, from aitia cause]
 
aeti'ologist or etiology
 
n
 
eti'ologist or etiology
 
n

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