Etiology of Disease: Definition & Example Video


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Disease causing side effects from radiation is a type of:

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1. Which of the following is an example of an intrinsic etiological cause of a disease?

2. What is an idiopathic cause for a disease?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz and worksheet to examine how much you know about disease and its etiology. You need to know what etiology means and be able to identify an example of an intrinsic etiological cause of disease for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed over:

  • The definition of etiology
  • Name for conditions caused by a medical professional's actions
  • What an extrinsic cause for a disease could be
  • An example of an intrinsic etiological cause of a disease
  • An idiopathic cause for a disease

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the term for the cause of the disease
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on etiology of disease
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about an example of an intrinsic etiological cause of a disease and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Take a little more time to explore the lesson named Etiology of Disease: Definition & Example. Some objectives you can cover include:

  • Understanding why it's important to determine the cause of a disease
  • Defining idiopathic, intrinsic and extrinsic
  • Reviewing examples of types of etiologies