etiologic

adjective
eti·o·log·ic | \ˌē-tē-ə-ˈlä-jik \
variants: or etiological \ˌē-tē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \

Definition of etiologic 

1 : assigning or seeking to assign a cause

2 : of or relating to etiology

Other Words from etiologic

etiologically \ˌē-tē-ə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of etiologic

1606, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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etiologic

adjective
eti·o·log·ic | \ˌēt-ē-ə-ˈläj-ik \
variants: or etiological \-i-kəl \ or chiefly British aetiologic or aetiological

Medical Definition of etiologic 

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

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

Other Words from etiologic

etiologically or chiefly British aetiologically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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