Definition of nosology
1 : a classification or list of diseases
2 : a branch of medical science that deals with classification of diseases
Origin of nosology
probably from New Latin nosologia, from Greek nosos disease + New Latin -logia -logy
First Known Use: circa 1721
Rhymes with nosology
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Medical Definition of nosology
1: a classification or list of diseases
2: a branch of medical science that deals with classification of diseases
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