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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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The initial views of Tomes were later supported by many leading orthodontists, in the 1930s, including Todd et al.3 and Balyeat and Bowen.4 Angle5 included airway obstruction as an important aetiologic agent in malocclusion and Ketcham6 indicated that patients were not receiving the full benefits of medical and dental therapy unless they were fully evaluated by both a rhinologist and an orthodontist.
TMJ internal derangement, joint effusion, bruxism, stress, malocclusion, trauma, abnormal breathing patterns and Borrelia burgdorferi spirochaetes have been suggested as possible aetiologic factors.8-13
In recent times, the ratio of TAG to HDL-Cholesterol has been used as a possible aetiologic risk factor of hypertension and atherosclerosis (Mercola, 1997).
This study evaluated independent aetiologic factors associated with sensorineural hearing loss in infants who have been admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit compared to normal hearing controls.
Taiwo SS, Aderounmu AOA 2006 Catheter associated urinary tract infection: aetiologic agents and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Nigeria African Journal of Biomedical Research 9 (3) 141-148
Intubation trauma is the most common aetiologic factor cited in the literature8.
The relative risks and aetiologic fractions of different causes of death and disease attributable to alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use in Canada.
Human papillomavirus (HPV), an extremely common sexually transmitted virus, is the known aetiologic agent responsible for cervical cancer.
(3) Furthermore, he investigated in depth the diagnostic and aetiologic importance of various papillary disturbances, optic nerve atrophies and papilleoedema.
The aetiologic pathologic factors in a series of 1741 fibromyomas of the uterus.