What is etiology

Etiology (German)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

Eti | o | lo | gie, Plural: Eti | o | lo | gi | en
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ɛti̯oloˈɡiː]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Doctrine of the causes
Origin of the term:
from the Latin nounaetiologia, a loan word ancient greekαἰτιολογία (aitiologia) "Statement of the cause" to αἰτία (aitia) "Root cause"
1) Cause theory
Application examples:
1) The etiology is mainly used in medicine.
1) “Today it is cancer's turn to be the disease that does not knock before it occurs, it is cancer that takes on the role of a disease experienced as a relentless, secret invasion - a role it will hold onto for a long time until his etiology one day it will be as clear and its treatment as effective as the de have become. "
Word formations:
Nominative: singular etiology; Plural Etiologies
Genitive: singular etiology; Plural Etiologies
Dative: singular etiology; Plural Etiologies
Accusative: singular etiology; Plural Etiologies


  • Danish: 1) ætiologi
  • English: 1) aetiology, American: etiology
  • Esperanto: 1) etiologio
  • Finnish: 1) etiologia
  • French: 1) Etiology (Female)
  • Greek (new): 1) αιτιολογία (etiología) (Female)
  • Italian: 1) eziologia (Female)
  • Japanese: 1) 病因 学 (び ょ う い ん が く, byōingaku) ​​(medicine), 病原 論 (び ょ う げ ん ろ ん, byōgenron) (medicine)
  • Dutch: 1) etiology (Female)
  • Polish: 1) etiologia (Female)
  • Portuguese: 1) etiologia (Female)
  • Swedish: 1) etiologi
  • Spanish: 1) etiología (Female)

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

Patients with mild cognitive impairment or dementia with unknown etiology Subjecting an amyloid PET is not a diagnostic end in itself - the result often influences the care.
Doctors newspaper, May 03, 2019

Munich - After a stroke it stays etiology, so the cause of the same, often unexplained.
aerzteblatt.de, November 20, 2020

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Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • Doctrine of the Causes of Disease

Another word (synonym) for etiology - source: OpenThesaurus

Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary that contain "etiology":

genesis: Origin, origin Superordinate terms: 2) Etiology Subordinate terms: 2) Pathogenesis Examples of use: 1) Here “the genesis of the planar calculus is recapitulated.” (Internet document) 2) The genesis of rosacea is unclear

Premature birth:… General terms: Birth Examples of use: 1) Premature birth often has an unclear aetiology and a multifactorial genesis. Derived words: ...

pathology: ... plural: Pa | tho | lo | gi | en Meaning of the word / definition: 1) Medicine: the study of the causes (etiology), the mode of origin (pathogenesis), the form and the effects ...

aetiological: concerning, causal Origin of the term: etiology; Greek αἰτία (aitia) = cause Synonyms: 1) causal Examples of use: 1) Adhering to a diet was aetiologically justified

ajtiologia: ajtiologiczny translations See translations at Ätiologie (female), See translations at Aitiologie (female) Similar terms: etiologia

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