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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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of Maryland) have enlisted research papers from colleagues on the aetiology, clinical presentation, pathophysiology and treatment of schizophrenic disorders, concentrating on such developments as functional neuroimaging, antipsychotic therapeutics and comorbid disorders.