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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