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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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2012) may be aetiologically relevant in male body image.
2% was detected in aetiologically unexplained asymptomatic infertile women in a WHO study reported the current chlamydial infection in infertile women to be 18-20 per cent.
These kinds of nonart objects are called failed-art objects--nonart objects aetiologically similar to art-objects, diverging only in virtue of some relevant failure.
The results from this study and earlier association studies indicate that OCD resembles other complex psychiatric disorders in being aetiologically heterogeneous.
PSS should be distinguished aetiologically from other subclavian DVTs, which are caused by primary diseases and other known risk factors such as malignant neoplasms, treatment with central venous catheters or pacemakers, or cervical ribs.
Hodgkin's lymphoma, which is aetiologically linked to EBV infection, occurs more frequently in families with MS and in subjects with MS than in the general population.
The causal relationship between onset and improvement with dose reduction suggests that they are aetiologically related.
Aetiologically this is an impossibility however, for one cannot not know a priori which social factor(s) will have causal effect, nor can one prove that certain processes are historically necessary.
Blackburn-Munro and Blackburn-Munro (2003) defend the argument of three major overlap points to aetiologically link HPAA and chronic pain.
Furthermore, in acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), which is aetiologically linked to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the central nervous system is frequently affected and commonly presents with mood and psychotic disorders.