Posted on 01/16/2013 by Jim
- alternative spelling of etiological.
- Of or pertaining to an etiology.
- alternative spelling of aetiology.
- The study of causes or origins.
- The known or speculated upon origin of a disease or class of diseases, of use in nosology, pathology, and prophylaxis.
- The ascertained origin of a particular case of a disease. This presumes adiagnosis, and may be relevant to a prognosis, but is distinct from both.