Definitions for aetiology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. etiology, aetiology(noun)

    the cause of a disease

  2. etiology, aetiology(noun)

    the philosophical study of causation

Wiktionary

  1. aetiology(Noun)

    The establishment of a cause, origin, or reason for something.

  2. aetiology(Noun)

    The study of causes or causation.

  3. aetiology(Noun)

    The study or investigation of the causes of disease; a scientific explanation for the origin of a disease.

  4. Origin: From aetiologia, from αἰτιολογία, from αἰτία.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aetiology(noun)

    the science, doctrine, or demonstration of causes; esp., the investigation of the causes of any disease; the science of the origin and development of things

  2. Aetiology(noun)

    the assignment of a cause

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