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aetiologic

adjective Referring to the cause or root of a thing.

e·ti·o·log·ic

, etiological (ē'tē-ŏ-loj'ik, -ăl)
Relating to etiology.
Synonym(s): aetiologic, aetiological.
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This chronological consistency could indicate an aetiologic relationship between the infusion of propofol and pancreatitis (10).
There are epidemiologic differences betweenEBV-positive and -negative HL that raise questions about the aetiologic contributions to EBV-defined HL of socio-economic and cultural exposures and of genetic predisposition.
However, the lack of a clear association between bottle feeding practices or weaning age and ECC has encouraged researchers to include an evaluation of other risks factors, emphasizing the multifactorial aetiologic process involved in this disease [Tinanoff, 1998].
Detection of aetiologic pathogens might help clinicians decide appropriate management strategies.
fermentans is confirmed as an association with HIVAN, it could have been an aetiologic factor for a greater proportion than the 15 per cent of cases found with M.
Manganese deficiency has also been cited as a possible aetiologic factor for some congenital malformations and several inborn errors of metabolism have been associated with poor Mn status (e.
In India, though STEC has not been identified as a major aetiologic agent of diarrhoea, it has been isolated from meat and fish samples (8,9), suggesting that this enteropathogen may pose a public health problem.