Definition of aetiologic in English:

aetiologic

adjective

  • See aetiology

    • ‘The etiologic role of HPV infections in cancers of the lower genital tract is well established.’
    • ‘Numerous investigators have studied the etiologic pathogens associated with otitis media in children.’
    • ‘This would contribute to a significant etiologic fraction of low birth weight.’
    • ‘The etiologic agent in respiratory system injury caused by organic dusts is unclear.’
    • ‘A possible etiologic relation to chronic inflammation and lung fibrosis is supported.’
    • ‘The etiologic spectrum of pathogens was broad, including opportunistic as well as bacterial agents.’

Pronunciation

aetiologic

/ˌiːtɪəˈlɒdʒɪk/