A branch of knowledge concerned with the causes of particular phenomena, specifically a branch of medical science concerned with the causes and origins of diseases.

The study of factors of causation or those associated with the causation of disease or abnormal body states.

Origin: L. Aetiologia, Gr. Aitiologia.

American spelling: etiology

(09 Feb 1998)

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