etiologic

etiologic

[ee-tee-uh-loj-ik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to causes or origins.
2.
Pathology. originating from; causal: etiologic agent.
3.
of or pertaining to etiology.
Also, etiological.


Origin:
1900–05; etiolog(y) + -ic

etiologically, adverb
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etiologic

adjective
1. of or relating to the philosophical study of causation [syn: etiological
2. relating to the etiology of a disease; "etiological agent" [syn: etiological
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