from The Century Dictionary.

  • etc. See ætiological, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or inquiring into, causes; ætiological.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to an etiology.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective relating to the etiology of a disease
  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical study of causation


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