Word of the Day (etiology)-12APR20

Word of the Day (etiology)-12APR20

Today’s “Word of the Day” is etiology and it is a noun meaning “cause or origin of a disease and the branch of medical science that deals with it; also spelled as aetiology (in British English)”.

Example Sentence: The WHO said on January 5 that its country office in China was on December 31 “informed of cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology (unknown cause)” and “national authorities report that all patients are isolated and receiving treatment in Wuhan medical institutions”.

This word is present in today’s The Hindu International page article Taiwan, WHO clash over ‘early warning’ claim and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Hindu

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