etiologically

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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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

etiology (ˌiːtɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n , pl -gies
a variant spelling of aetiology
 
etiological
 
adj
 
etio'logically
 
adv
 
eti'ologist
 
n

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