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Etiology – 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam

Etiology – 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam

/ˌiː.tiˈɒl.ə.dʒi/ (noun)

Definition

(medicine) the scientific study of the causes and origins of diseases – the philosophical investigation of causes and origins of abnormal phenomena or conditions, aetiology, causality, causation

Example

Etiology is the study of causation or origination. More completely, etiology is the study of the causes, origins, or reasons behind the way that things are, or the way they function, or it can refer to the causes themselves. The word is commonly used in medicine (pertaining to causes of disease) and in philosophy, but also in physics, psychology, geography, spatial analysis, and biology, in reference to the causes or origins of various phenomena.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Parts of speech

Noun: etiologist

Adjective: etiologic

Adverb: etiologically


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