nosology

noun
no·​sol·​o·​gy | \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

Other Words from nosology

nosological \ˌnō-​sə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl \ or nosologic \ˌnō-​sə-​ˈlä-​jik \ adjective
nosologically \ˌnō-​sə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē \ 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, -ˈzäl- \
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 \ or nosologic \-​ik \ adjective
nosologically \-​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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