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aetiology

, etiology
1. the study of the causes of diseases
2. the cause of a disease

aetiology

see ETIOLOGY.
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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.
3) Furthermore, he investigated in depth the diagnostic and aetiologic importance of various papillary disturbances, optic nerve atrophies and papilleoedema.
Human papillomavirus (HPV), an extremely common sexually transmitted virus, is the known aetiologic agent responsible for cervical cancer.
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The aetiologic pathologic factors in a series of 1741 fibromyomas of the uterus.