nosology


no·sol·o·gy

noun \nō-ˈsä-lə-jē, -ˈzä-\

Definition of NOSOLOGY

1
:  a classification or list of diseases
2
:  a branch of medical science that deals with classification of diseases
no·so·log·i·cal \ˌnō-sə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or no·so·log·ic \-jik\ adjective
no·so·log·i·cal·ly \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of NOSOLOGY

probably from New Latin nosologia, from Greek nosos disease + New Latin -logia -logy
First Known Use: circa 1721

no·sol·o·gy

noun \nō-ˈsäl-ə-jē, -ˈzäl-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural no·sol·o·gies

Medical Definition of NOSOLOGY

1
: a classification or list of diseases
2
: a branch of medical science that deals with classification of diseases
no·so·log·i·cal \ˌnō-sə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ or no·so·log·ic \-ik\ adjective
no·so·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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