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Causal Agent

Definition of the noun causal agent

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noun

  1. any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results

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Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

clot CoA causal agent of botulism. This bacterium occurs naturally under anaerobic or slightly anaerobic conditions in soil, bottom sediments, and organic materials, especially vegetables. It is a common cause of food poisoning, especially ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

It is the causal agent of Burkitt's lymphoma. Ebastine (mol wt 470) An antihistaminic agent. O H3C CH3 N CH3 O EBNA Abbreviation for Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen. Ebola Virus An enveloped helical ssRNA virus that causes clinically ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

causal agent (causal organism, causative agent, etiologic agent). the agent (e.g., organism, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2009)

by Mosby

histolytica, the causal agent of amebic dysentery.

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of Statistics (2008)

by Yadolah Dodge

• The relative effect of a cause expresses thestrengthoftheassociationbetweenthe causal agent and the illness. A cause that produces ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quantitative Risk Analysis and Assessment (2008)

by Edward L. Melnick, Brian S. Everitt

sufficient causal agent, and a multiplicity of agents is required to form a sufficient combination. This creates substantial complications for identifying causal relations, many of which are not obvious without modeling. In theory, the complicated ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1901)

by Chalmers Watson

Other forms of acute pneumonia are differentiated with special reference to the causal agent associated with them. Such specific forms as the tubercular inflammations of the lungs, or such forms as the suppurative pneumonia of pyaemia, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Microbiology (2014)

by Carl A. Batt

burnetii was made during late 1930s by Australian and US scientists who were investigating the veterinary and zoonotic febrile illness with an unidentified causal agent at the time. The 'spotted fever of the Rockies' ...

Google previewThe Acquisition of the Lexicon (1994)

by Lila R. Gleitman, Barbara Landau

For feed/ eat and push/fall, no difficulty in doing so arises: Only the feed and push sentences mention the causal agent so these interpretations should be favored if there is a bias to conceive scenes as an agent acting on a thing affected.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Marriage, Family, and Couples Counseling (2016)

by Jon Carlson, Shannon B. Dermer

The third causal agent, protozoal infections, cause trichomoniasis, amebiasis, cryptosporidium, and giardiasis. The last causal agent, under the category of ectoparasitic agents, is responsible for STIs such as pubic lice, scabies, and ...

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