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Definition of the noun aetiology
What does aetiology mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: aetiologies
- the cause of a disease
- the philosophical study of causation
Alternative definition of the noun aetiology
- The establishment of a cause, origin, or reason for something.
- The study of causes or causation.
- [medicine] The study or investigation of the causes of disease; a scientific explanation for the origin of a disease.
Aetiology is a blog written by Tara C. Smith, PhD, a faculty member at the College of Public Health at the University of Iowa researching epidemiology. The blog's subtitle is "Discussing causes, origins, evolution and implications of disease and other phenomena". Aetiology is one of the more than eighty blogs hosted by "Scienceblogs", created by Seed Media Group.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aetiology
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The Theatre of the Dream (1987)
by Salomon Resnik
Aetiology, from the Greek αίτιολογια, is made up of αìτìα (cause) and λoγoς speech, discourse). Aetiology is a rhetoric on the origin of things, a theme that in Greek thought is often confused with myths of origin. A phenomenological study of ...
The Archaeology of Disease (2013)
by Charlotte A Roberts, Keith Manchester
Aetiology refers to the cause of the disease, pathogen is the foreign lifeform which is capable of stimulating disease (e.g. Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes tuberculosis), and pathogenesis. Fig. 1.3. Radiograph of tibia showing healed ...
Dictionary of Rheumatology (2009)
by Jozef Rovenský, Juraj Payer
The aetiology is a mutation of the gene coding for the PTH/PTHrP receptor, which is then capable of self-activation without the presence of bound hormone. Joint A point of inter-connection of two or more bones that enables movement ...
by Simon Shorvon, Renzo Guerrini, Mark Cook, Samden Lhatoo
Aidan Neligan Aetiology is an important determinant of prognosis in epilepsy yet is largely ignored in the International League Against Epilepsy classifications of seizures (1) and epileptic syndromes (2). This is of particular relevance when ...
by James Carton
• Aetiology refers to a disease's underlying cause. Diseases whose aetiology is unknown are described as idiopathic, cryptogenic, or essential. • Pathogenesis refers to the mechanism by which the aetiological agent ...
by Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Patricia Barkway, Debra Nizette
Aetiology is a specific traumatic event. Major traumas can include natural disasters (e.g. bushfire, flood, earthquake), robbery, accidents such as train and plane crashes, sexual and physical assault, armed combat and torture.
by Mary Ingle Wright
The aetiology is a hypersensitivity. Giant-celled arteritis, in which eosinophils are rare, is a disease of the elderly and is usually painful, affecting the temporal arteries most commonly. It may cause blindness, and Cooke et al. (1946) report ...
According to the news editors, the researchers concluded: “Idiopathic or cryptogenic aetiology is a clinical predictor of reversible drug-resistant epilepsy.” For more information on this research see: Is incident drugresistance 46 CHAPTER 5 ...
“The common aetiology is a prolapsed lumbar disc. If the diagnosis is missed, it can have devastating consequences for the patient and a high financial cost to healthcare providers. The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of ...
Tissue Viability (2006)
by Sylvie Hampton, Fiona Collins
A disproportionately low quantity of published literature on pressure ulcer aetiology refers to seating as a major causative factor, despite pressure ulcer incidence being frequently attributed to this (Lowry 1989). Work undertaken by Dealey et al ...
by Bryan A. Garner
Aetiology is the BrE spelling. ✳Aitiology is a variant spelling to be avoided. Etiology. See causation. et seq. When citing a statute, it is better to give the reader an end point as well as a beginning one. Otherwise, the reader is left to conjecture ...
Commonsense Paediatrics (2012)
by M. Pollak, John Fry
The aetiology is a triad of ambitious parents, a competitive school class and a child with an IQ in the lower range of normal, e.g. 75–85. This situation calls for a close liaison between parents, family ...
by Saligrama Krishna Ramachandra Rao
Aetiology and Symptomatology of Vataja Chardi : Excessive exertion , intake of powerful drugs, grief, fear, fasting, emaciation due to other diseases, etc.
by Lionel Fry, Fenella Wojnarowska, Parvin Shahrad
Aetiology. This disease is caused by infestation with Pediculis humanus capitis, the head louse. The egg or nit hatches in 8 days. Infestation is usually transmitted indirectly by using an infested comb, hat or brush.
Aetiology,. Etiology (US) Aetiology is the cause of a disease, or the study of such causes. AFB. Abbreviation of AMERICAN FOULBROOD. (See also BEES.) Affenpinscher. Dogs,. Affenpinschers A small (toy) breed of terrier. It has a wiry coat ...
by Usha Srivastava
AETIOLOGY. CLASSIFICATION. AND. PATHOLOGY. OF. DISEASES. Understanding the cause of disease is profound and yet simple. If we can understand the cause of disease then we can begin the process of determining the cure.
by Graham Towl, David P. Farrington, David Crighton, Gareth Hughes
Psychiatric diagnosis, like its equivalent in physical medicine, implies that a particular mental disorder has a particular root cause (aetiology), a specifiable outcome (prognosis) and a unique form of treatment (treatment specificity). Common ...
by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice
Obesity: Definition, Aetiology, and Assessment. Osteoporosis: Nutritional Factors. Zinc: Physiology. ii. To draw the reader's attention to parallel discussions in other articles. See also: Adolescents: Nutritional Requirements of Adolescents.
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Aetiology of apophyseal syndromes
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- Aetiology Meaning
Video shows what aetiology means. The establishment of a cause, origin, or reason for something.. The study of causes or causation.. The study or investigation ...
- Aplastic Anaemia : Definition, Aetiology, Clinical Features, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis (HD)
Topics Included: -Definition -Classification -Idiopathic Aplastic Anaemia -Secondary Aplastic Anaemia -Familial Aplastic Anaemia -Aetiology -Role of Drug ...
- Stroke: Definition & Aetiology
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The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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