Definition of Aetiologist
1. Noun. A specialist in the etiology of diseases.
Generic synonyms: Diagnostician, Pathologist
Derivative terms: Aetiology, Etiology
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Literary usage of Aetiologist
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1. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1902)
"Both are equally important to the aetiologist, who seeks for the causes of biological phenomena. ..."
2. An Inquiry Into the Credibility of the Early Roman History by George Cornewall Lewis (1855)
"and unremembered, the invention of the aetiologist was fettered by no restrictions; he had the whole area of fiction open to him, and he was not even bound ..."
3. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1889)
"... and the aetiologist, using the work of the physiologist and the pathologist, thinks he knows the reason why,—because then the air- passages are most ..."
4. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1886)
"The man was exposed to causes which the aetiologist looked on as the most reliable for the production of the disease. He lived in a wretched cabin on a ..."
5. The Life of Richard Owen by Richard Owen (1894)
"Both are equally logy and Physiology can be important to the aetiologist, maintained only so long as the who seeks for the causes of ..."
6. The London Medical and Physical Journal (1799)
"SYDENHAM, who very seldom relies on the theoretical speculations of others, but is generally his own aetiologist, taking his causes from what he deemed ..."
7. Yellow Fever, a Nautical Disease by John Gamgee (1879)
"... and in due time the skillful aetiologist—the student of disease- causation—will split up these great groups into lesser and well- defined orders, ..."
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