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  • adjective Of or pertaining to an aetiology.

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


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  • If drugs which reduce intestinal secretion become better defined, and can be shown to be effective in field conditions against diarrhoea caused by 8 broad range of aetiologic agents, they will be useful adjuncts to therapy.

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