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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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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aetiological

, (US) etiological
adj (Med, fig) → ätiologisch
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These episodes are mostly of viral origin but sometimes the aetiological agents are Gram-positive organisms like Streptococcus pneumonia and Staphylococcus aureus and Gram-negative organisms like Haemophilus influenza, Klebsiella pneumonia, Pseudomonas and Acinetobacter.
Aetiological factors include infection drugs as allopurinol antibiotics anticonvulsants and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs [NSAIDs] and malignancies.
Dr S Moyo replies: Our 5-year retrospective analysis was aimed at establishing the aetiological agents and their antimicrobial resistance patterns.
From the present data available it is not possible to make a ranking list for which problems during pregnancy might be aetiological factors.
Statistical analysis: The phenotype frequencies, odds ratios (OR), probability value, Chi-square with Yates correction, aetiological and preventive fraction were estimated using the available data- base and computer programme16.
The major aetiological factors leading to the insertion of foreign bodies in the ear have been shown to be associated irritation in the ear due to otitis externa, chronic middle-ear disease, or wax impaction [6].
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To study various aetiological factors of stricture oesophagus (benign).
The aetiological factors for cavitary diseases frequently include fungal and mycobacterial infections.
Because in humans only clinical observations can be made, controlled animal experiments are included in this review on possible aetiological factors that have been suggested on the basis of clinical studies.
Which of the following is a known aetiological agent for cervical cancer (choose one)?
In our series a high frequency of younger population (53%) developed MDS, a detailed molecular genetics and aetiological factors need to be studied.