[ee-tee-ol-uh-jee]

noun

the cause or origin of a disease.

I traced the etiology of my crabs to the freshman girl with the giant bush. via Brian


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Etiology.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/etiology. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “etiology”, accessed October 19, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/etiology.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Etiology. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/etiology


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