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Etiology vs. Epidemiology

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Main Difference

The main difference between Etiology and Epidemiology is that the Etiology is a study of causation, or origination and Epidemiology is a study of the patterns, causes, and effects of health and disease conditions.

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  • Etiology (noun)

    standard spelling of aetiology

  • Epidemiology (noun)

    The branch of a science dealing with the spread and control of diseases, viruses, concepts etc. throughout populations or systems.

  • Epidemiology (noun)

    The epidemiological body of knowledge about a particular thing.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Etiology (noun)

    The science of causes. Same as tiology.

  • Epidemiology (noun)

    That branch of medicine which studies the incidence and distribution of disease in a population, and uses such information to find the causes, modes of transmission, and methods for control of disease.

Webster Dictionary
  • Etiology (noun)

    the cause of a disease

  • Etiology (noun)

    the philosophical study of causation

  • Epidemiology (noun)

    the branch of medical science dealing with the transmission and control of disease

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