aetiology

Primary Meanings of aetiology

1.
n
the philosophical study of causation
2.
n
the cause of a disease
Full Definitions of aetiology
1

n the philosophical study of causation

Synonyms:
etiology
Type of:
philosophy
the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
2

n the cause of a disease

Synonyms:
etiology
Type of:
cause
events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something

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