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Synonyms for cause

Synonyms for cause

that which produces an effect

a basis for an action or a decision

that which provides a reason or justification

a goal or set of interests served with dedication


a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

Synonyms for cause

events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something

a justification for something existing or happening

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a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

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This patient had retained intrauterine contraceptive device which might be the possible predisposing cause. [7] Increasing rate of infection is seen with plastic intrauterine contraceptive devices.
Portal biliopathy can be defined as biliary ductal and gall bladder wall abnormalities secondary to portal hypertension, more commonly due to portal vein thrombosis.1,2 In 30% cases of portal biliopathy, extrahepatic portal hypertension is the predisposing factor, in as many as half of the patients there is no predisposing cause.3 The changes in biliary and portal channels include dilated intra and extrahepatic biliary ducts, varices formation around porta hepatis due to portal hypertension caused by the portal vein obstruction.
Other studies (11), also reported that most common predisposing cause of ulceration was corneal trauma, usually with organic agricultural materials.
Protein S was the commonest predisposing cause for both arterial and venous thrombosis with Protein C being less common.
Supernumerary Subclavius Muscle in Thais: Predisposing cause of Thoracic outlet syndrome.J Med assoc Thai 2010; 93:1065-1068