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etiology at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


etiology at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"science of causes or causation," 1555, from Gk. aitiologia "statement of cause," from aitia "cause" + -logia "speaking." ///

etiology at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U and C] [Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: aetiologia, from Greek aitia 'cause']// technical the cause of a disease or the scientific study of this// -- etiological/i[hA359]ti[hA353]l[hA361]d[hA360][hA366]k[hA368]l[hA36B] $ -l[hA35A][hA359]-/ adj // -- etiologically/-kli/ adv //

etiology at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

37 Moby Thesaurus words for "etiology":
accounting for, answerability, antecedents, application,
arrogation, ascription, assignation, assignment, attachment,
attribution, base, basis, blame, call, causation, cause,
cause and effect, charge, connection with, credit, derivation from,
determinant, determinative, element, factor, ground, grounds,
honor, imputation, occasion, palaetiology, placement, principle,
reference to, responsibility, saddling, stimulus

etiology at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Attribution): attribution, theory, etiology, ascription, reference to, rationale, accounting for, imputation, derivation from, justification, explanation, interpretation, reason why, cause.

etiology at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:


etiology at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:


Etiology at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Etiology \E`ti*ol"o*gy\, n. [Cf. F. ['e]tiologie.]
The science of causes. Same as ?{tiology}.

etiology at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: the cause of a disease [syn: {aetiology}]
2: the philosophical study of causation [syn: {aetiology}]

etiology at English (WD) Of Explained:



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    Translation: ar » etiology
    Translation: et » etiology
    Translation: eo » etiology
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    Translation: io » etiology
    Translation: id » etiology
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