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etiologic

or etiological

[ee-tee-uh-loj-ik] /ˌi ti əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to causes or origins.
2.
Pathology. originating from; causal:
etiologic agent.
3.
of or relating to etiology.
Origin of etiologic
1900-1905
1900-05; etiolog(y) + -ic
Related forms
etiologically, adverb
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