nosology

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noun no·sol·o·gy \nō-ˈsä-lə-jē, -ˈzä-\

Definition of nosology

  1. 1 :  a classification or list of diseases

  2. 2 :  a branch of medical science that deals with classification of diseases

nosological

play \ˌnō-sə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or

nosologic

play \-jik\ adjective

nosologically

play \-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of nosology

probably from New Latin nosologia, from Greek nosos disease + New Latin -logia -logy


First Known Use: circa 1721


Medical Dictionary

nosology

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noun no·sol·o·gy \nō-ˈsäl-ə-jē, -ˈzäl-\

Medical Definition of nosology

plural

nosologies

  1. 1:  a classification or list of diseases

  2. 2:  a branch of medical science that deals with classification of diseases

nosological

\ˌnō-sə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play or

nosologic

\-ik\play adjective

nosologically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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