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aetiological

(ˌiːtɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or

etiological

adj
1. of or relating to aetiology
2. (Philosophy) philosophy (of an explanation) in terms of causal precedents, as opposed, for instance, to the intentions of an agent
ˌaetioˈlogically, ˌetioˈlogically adv
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Adj.1.aetiological - of or relating to the philosophical study of causation
2.aetiological - relating to the etiology of a diseaseaetiological - relating to the etiology of a disease; "etiological agent"
Translations

aetiological

, (US) etiological
adj (Med, fig) → ätiologisch
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