- etiology (n.)
- also aetiology, "science of causes or causation," 1550s, from Late Latin aetiologia, from Greek aitiologia "statement of cause," from aitia "cause, responsibility" (from PIE *ai-t-ya-, from root *ai- (1) "to give, allot;" see diet (n.1)) + -logia "a speaking" (see -logy). Related: Etiologic; etiological.
- 1. In such situations specific laboratory tests are necessary to establish the etiology.
- 2. Acute sinusitis is usually initiated by an acute respiratory tract infection of viral etiology.
- 3. Objective To explore the etiology of incisional hernia of abdominal wall.
- 4. Objective : To summarize and analyse the etiology of hypoglycemia.
- 5. Following chronic liver injury of any etiology, there is progressive fibrosis.
- 任何病因导致的慢性肝损伤, 均可发展为肝纤维化.
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