aetiologic


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Adj.1.aetiologic - of or relating to the philosophical study of causation
2.aetiologic - relating to the etiology of a diseaseaetiologic - relating to the etiology of a disease; "etiological agent"
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Acute pericardial disease: approach to the aetiologic diagnosis.
HEV infection as an aetiologic factor for acute hepatitis: experience from a tertiary hospital in Bangladesh.
Laboratory-based foodborne disease surveillance allows aetiologic identification; determines which pathogens are causing illness or allows aetiologic agent-specific case counts; detects and investigate outbreaks; allows monitoring of trends by pathogen over time and in selected populations; helps to set priorities for control programs; facilitates the evaluation of effectiveness of control programmes; and determines which subtypes of pathogens are causing illness.
Nevertheless, dental plaque is considered today the primary aetiologic factor of chronic gingivitis, while chronic periodontitis is now seen as resulting from a complex interplay of bacterial infection and host response, often modified by behavioural factors (Lopez et al.
In recent times, the ratio of TAG to HDL-Cholesterol has been used as a possible aetiologic risk factor of hypertension and atherosclerosis (Mercola, 1997).
This study evaluated independent aetiologic factors associated with sensorineural hearing loss in infants who have been admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit compared to normal hearing controls.