etiologic

play
adjective eti·o·log·ic \ˌē-tē-ə-ˈlä-jik\
variants: or

etiological

play \ˌē-tē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\

Definition of etiologic

  1. 1 :  assigning or seeking to assign a cause

  2. 2 :  of or relating to etiology

etiologically

play \ˌē-tē-ə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of etiologic

1606


Medical Dictionary

etiologic

play
adjective eti·o·log·ic \ˌēt-ē-ə-ˈläj-ik\
variants: or

etiological

\-i-kəl\play or chiefly British

aetiologic

or

aetiological

Medical Definition of etiologic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or based on etiology etiologic treatment of a disease seeks to remove or correct its cause

  2. 2:  causing or contributing to the cause of a disease or condition smoking is an etiologic factor in the production of arteriosclerosis—F. A. Faught

etiologically

or chiefly British

aetiologically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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