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Etiology vs. Epidemiology

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Etiologynoun

standard spelling of aetiology

Epidemiologynoun

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

Etiologynoun

The science of causes. Same as tiology.

Epidemiologynoun

(sciences) The epidemiological body of knowledge about a particular thing.

Etiologynoun

the cause of a disease

Epidemiologynoun

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.

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Etiologynoun

the philosophical study of causation

Epidemiologynoun

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

Etiology

Etiology (pronounced ; alternatively: aetiology or ætiology) is the study of causation or origination. The word is derived from the Greek αἰτιολογία (aitiología) (αἰτία, aitía, and -λογία, -logía).

‘giving a reason for’; ‘cause’;

Epidemiologynoun

the branch of medicine which deals with the incidence, distribution, and possible control of diseases and other factors relating to health.

Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the study and analysis of the distribution (who, when, and where), patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations. It is a cornerstone of public health, and shapes policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive healthcare.

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