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pathognomy

[puh-thog-nuh-mee] /pəˈθɒg nə mi/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
the study of the symptoms or characteristics of a disease; diagnosis.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; pathognom(ic) + -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for pathognomy

pathognomy

/pəˈθɒɡnəmɪ/
noun
1.
study or knowledge of the passions or emotions or their manifestations
Word Origin
C18: from patho- + -gnomy, as in physiognomy
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