nosology

noun
no·​sol·​o·​gy | \ nō-ˈsä-lə-jē How to pronounce nosology (audio) , -ˈzä- How to pronounce nosology (audio) \

Definition of nosology

1 : a classification or list of diseases
2 : a branch of medical science that deals with classification of diseases

Other Words from nosology

nosological \ ˌnō-​sə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce nosological (audio) \ or nosologic \ ˌnō-​sə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce nosologic (audio) \ adjective
nosologically \ ˌnō-​sə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce nosologically (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of nosology

circa 1721, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for nosology

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

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nosology

noun
no·​sol·​o·​gy | \ nō-ˈsäl-ə-jē How to pronounce nosology (audio) , -ˈzäl- How to pronounce nosology (audio) \
plural nosologies

Medical Definition of nosology

1 : a classification or list of diseases
2 : a branch of medical science that deals with classification of diseases

Other Words from nosology

nosological \ ˌnō-​sə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce nosological (audio) \ or nosologic \ -​ik How to pronounce nosologic (audio) \ adjective
nosologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce nosologically (audio) \ adverb

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