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ETIOLOGIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does etiologic mean? 

ETIOLOGIC (adjective)
  The adjective ETIOLOGIC has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to the philosophical study of causation
2. relating to the etiology of a disease

  Familiarity information: ETIOLOGIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ETIOLOGIC (adjective)


Sense 1etiologic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the philosophical study of causation

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

aetiologic; aetiological; etiologic; etiological

Pertainym:

etiology (the philosophical study of causation)


Sense 2etiologic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to the etiology of a disease

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

aetiologic; aetiological; etiologic; etiological

Context example:

etiological agent

Pertainym:

etiology (the cause of a disease)


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