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nosology

[noh-sol-uh-jee] /noʊˈsɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the systematic classification of diseases.
2.
the knowledge of a disease.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < Neo-Latin nosologia. See noso-, -logy
Related forms
nosological
[nos-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌnɒs əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
nosologically, adverb
nosologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nosology

nosology

/nɒˈsɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of medicine concerned with the classification of diseases
Derived Forms
nosological (ˌnɒsəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
nosologically, adverb
nosologist, noun
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nosology in Medicine

nosology no·sol·o·gy (nō-sŏl'ə-jē, -zŏl'-)
n.

  1. The branch of medicine that deals with the classification of diseases. Also called nosonomy, nosotaxy.

  2. A classification of diseases.


no'so·log'i·cal (-sə-lŏj'ĭ-kəl) or no'so·log'ic (-ĭk) adj.
no·sol'o·gist n.
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