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, etiological (ē'tē-ŏ-loj'ik, -ăl)
Relating to etiology.
Synonym(s): aetiologic, aetiological.


(ēt″ē-ol′ŏ-jē) [Gr. aitia, cause, + logos, word, reason]
1. The study of the causes of disease.
2. The cause of a disease.
etiologicetiological (ēt″ē-ŏ-loj′ik) (ēt″ē-ŏ-loj′ĭ-kăl), adjective


pertaining to etiology.

etiological diagnosis
the name of a disease which includes the identification of the causative agent, e.g. Streptococcus agalactiae mastitis.
etiological factors
risk factors contributing to the cause of a disease.

Patient discussion about etiological

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Q. What causes fibromyalgia? Is fibromyalgia a deadly disease?

A. The causes of fibromyalgia are not known. But there are many theories such as abnormalities in brain chemicals, infections, trauma, genetics and hormonal changes. Factors such as poor sleep, fatigue, overexertion and anxiety, may aggravate the symptoms. Fibromyalgia is not a progressive or life-threatening condition, but it affects quality of life. Fibromyalgia is only a disorder of muscles and not a disease.

Q. Is that true that mouth sores are caused by lack of vitamins? I’ve been having white mouth sores in the past 6 months or so. Could that mean I have to take vitamin supplements?

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it's not working well because it lacks the nutrient and vitamins it needs to function properly
- take lots of vitamin c to boost your immune system
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Frequencies and percentages were determined for age distribution, gender, presenting complaints, etiological diagnosis and HCG stimulation test.
Bayesian stepwise discriminant analysis was used to analyze the etiological infections of CT, UU, C.
chauvoei as the etiological agent of blackleg, this agent is also eventually responsible for gas gangrene in ruminants, so the high frequency reported in the present study is not surprising.
bigemina, considering that 11 of them were positives for two or three of these etiological agents.
Table 1: Etiology of otitis (n=166) Etiological agent No of Percent ears incidence positive Parasites 18 10.
Despite infections being a common etiological agents of lymphadenopathy, in our series incidence of malignancy could not be disregarded.
Recent etiological and epidemiological studies all over the world report more and more contradictory results, which is indicative that not only the main causative agent among separate groups of dermatophytes is different in the different geographical areas throughout the world.
1,3,12 Since this study is primarily designed for non variceal causes, so such patients were excluded and consequently the frequency of remaining etiological pattern stands same.
The main etiological factor was dental trauma followed by unrestored nonvital carious teeth.
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The forecast also provides GHD diagnosed cases in children segmented by the etiological classifications (idiopathic and organic; organic further segmented into congenital and acquired).
Waterborne outbreaks will be reviewed in the context of identifying the wide etiological scope and the inability of traditional indicators to mitigate these risks.