|—n , pl -gies|
|a variant spelling of aetiology|
etiology e·ti·ol·o·gy or ae·ti·ol·o·gy (ē'tē-ŏl'ə-jē)
The science and study of the causes or origins of disease.
The cause or origin of a disease or disorder as determined by medical diagnosis.
|etiology (ē'tē-ŏl'ə-jē) Pronunciation Key
The cause or origin of a disease, condition, or constellation of symptoms or signs, as determined by medical diagnosis or research.