aetiology etymology

English word aetiology comes from Ancient Greek αἰτία

Detailed word origin of aetiology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
αἰτία Ancient Greek (grc)
αἰτιολογία Ancient Greek (grc)
aetiologia Latin (lat)
aetiology English (eng) (medicine) The study or investigation of the causes of disease; a scientific explanation for the origin of a disease.. The establishment of a cause, origin, or reason for something.. The study of causes or causation.