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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"
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Translations

aetiological

, (US) etiological
adj (Med, fig) → ätiologisch
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The aetiological spectrum of new-onset seizures and outcome may be different in developing countries when compared to developed countries.
Aetiological factors vary across different geographical regions.
[1] At that stage, known aetiological factors for HCC included chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection, cirrhosis, toxins (industrial chemicals and aflatoxin) and to a lesser extent a-antitrypsin deficiency, anabolic steroids and oral contraceptives.
Objective: To consider the aetiological factors for causing myocardial infarction in younger age group and to include these perspectives for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease.
Escherichia coli O157 remains an aetiological agent for diarrhoea in Nigeria, although there are differences in prevalence rate of Escherichia coli O157 in the stool samples in different parts of Nigeria, this result however shows that The presence of Escherichia coli O157 in stool samples might not be unconnected to the fact that patients have been exposed to unsanitary conditions such as consumption of contaminated water, food, fruits and vegetables.
All these differences in content and phenomenological features are determined by different aetiological routes.
There are many reported aetiological entities for AKI in ICUs, however the clinical importance of AKI is the high mortality and morbiditiy risk.
Data were analysed using the statistical package for the social sciences (SPSS version 15; IBM Corp., USA.) The categorical variables (GMFCS) levels, type of CP, socioeconomic class (SEC), aetiological factors, presence or absence of malnutrition, frequency of accompanying impairments) were further examined for association with GMD severity using Fisher's exact test; (p<0.05).
It is accompanied by increased osmolarity of the tear film and inflammation in the ocular surface functional unit." (8) This workshop classified the condition into two main aetiological groups: aqueous deficient dry eye (ADDE) and evaporative dry eye (EDE).