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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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Corneal epithelial defects may be classified aetiologically into traumatic (including corneal abrasions), mechanical, infective, autoimmune and neurotrophic.
Body image dissatisfaction amongst males is said to aetiologically underpin the development of both anorexia nervosa (Waller et al.
Aetiologically, these stenoses were attributed to post-phlebitic changes in 6 patients, May-Thurner syndrome in 1 patient, and were idiopathic in 1 patient (Fig.
Parry's pathology, as written in the scientific appendix, is "an aetiologically heterogeneous disorder" (239).
These kinds of nonart objects are called failed-art objects--nonart objects aetiologically similar to art-objects, diverging only in virtue of some relevant failure.