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Qualifier English: etiology
Qualifier Spanish: etiología
Qualifier Portuguese: etiologia
Qualifier French: étiologie
Entry term(s): causality
causes
pathogenesis
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/Q000209
Scope note: Used with diseases for causative agents including microorganisms and includes environmental and social factors and personal habits as contributing factors. It includes pathogenesis.
Annotation: subhead only; includes "pathogenesis" & "causes"; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.33; DF: /etiol or /ET
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/ET or ET (SH) or SUBS APPLY ET
History Note: 66; used with Category C & F 1966-74; C & F3 1975 forward
Entry Version: ETIOL
Abbreviation: ET
DeCS ID: 22027
Unique ID: Q000209
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1973/12/27
Revision Date: 2003/07/24
etiology - Preferred
Concept UI M0030410
Scope note Used with diseases for causative agents including microorganisms and includes environmental and social factors and personal habits as contributing factors. It includes pathogenesis.
Preferred term etiology
Entry term(s) causality
causes
pathogenesis - Narrower
Concept UI M0030411
Preferred term pathogenesis



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