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Qualifier in English: etiology
Qualifier in Spanish: etiología
Qualifier in Portuguese: etiologia
Qualifier in French: étiologie
Entry term(s): causality
causes
pathogenesis
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 UI: 22027
Descriptor UI: Q000209
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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