Aetiology is the study of the origins of disease: physical, mental or emotional.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Aetiology
- The science, doctrine, or demonstration of causes; esp., the investigation of the causes of any disease; the science of the origin and development of things.
- The assignment of a cause.
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