aetiology

Definitions

Health Economics

  • (written as Aetiology)
    The study of the causes of disease.
  • synonymetiology
    (written as Aetiology)
  • The study of the causes of disease.

Medical

  • noun the cause or origin of a disease
  • noun the study of the causes and origins of diseases
http://www.dictionarycentral.com/definition/aetiology.html