pathognomy

pathognomy

[puh-thog-nuh-mee]
noun Medicine/Medical.
the study of the symptoms or characteristics of a disease; diagnosis.

Origin:
1785–95; pathognom(ic) + -y3

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pathognomy (pəˈθɒɡnəmɪ)
 
n
study or knowledge of the passions or emotions or their manifestations
 
[C18: from patho- + -gnomy, as in physiognomy]

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