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Meaning of AETIOLOGY

Pronunciation:  `eetee'âlujee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the philosophical study of causation
  2. [n]  the cause of a disease
 

AETIOLOGY is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: etiology, etiology
 
 See Also: cause, philosophy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\[AE]`ti*ol"o*gy\, n. [L. aetologia, Gr. ?; ? cause +
? description: cf. F. ['e]tiologie.]
1. The science, doctrine, or demonstration of causes; esp.,
   the investigation of the causes of any disease; the
   science of the origin and development of things.

2. The assignment of a cause.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: In medicine, this is the scientific investigation into the causes/origins of diseases.
 

 

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