etiopathogenesis

noun
etio·​patho·​gen·​e·​sis
variants: or chiefly British aetiopathogenesis \ˌēt-​ē-​ō-​ˌpath-​ə-​ˈjen-​ə-​səs also ˌet-​ \
plural etiopathogeneses\-​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of etiopathogenesis 

: the cause and development of a disease or abnormal condition

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