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, etiological (ē'tē-ŏ-loj'ik, -ăl)
Relating to etiology.
Synonym(s): aetiologic, aetiological.
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(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
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Knowledge and avoidance of etiological factors of lymphedema among the study participants.
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Dermatitis medicamentosa thus appears to be another important etiological factor for this condition.
This is a large amount of variance, and supports the inclusion of negative affect in Grieve's (2007) etiological model.
Based on these two well documented large meta-analyses and our literature search, only 13 cases have been reported where the etiological basis of the spontaneous renal hemorrhage remained undetermined.
The purpose of this study was to find out a place of rotaviruses, adenoviruses, and astroviruses in the etiological structure of acute intestinal infections in children depending on a season of year.
As such, the present study highlights the varied etiological pattern of pancytopenia in a region of northeastern India.
The medical practitioner must follow up the etiological treatment, owing to the possible occurrence of digestive changes, dermatitis, neuritis, and leucopenia (CANCADO, 1997; FRAGATA FILHO et al., 1997; ABAD-FRANCH et al., 2010).
Various etiological factors have been held responsible for squamous metaplasia and subsequent carcinoma.
Author affiliations: State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, Lanzhou, China (H.-L.
Clinical presentations of various disorders with case scenarios and their discussion gave participants a better understanding of the diagnostic categories and possible underlying etiological factors.