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etiologic

[ee-tee-uh-loj-ik] /ˌi ti əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/
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
1900-1905
1900-05; etiolog(y) + -ic
Related forms
etiologically, adverb
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  • Genetic, chemical, physical and even psychological etiological agents might be involved.
British Dictionary definitions for etiological

aetiological

/ˌiːtɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/
adjective
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
Derived Forms
aetiologically, etiologically, adverb
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