pathognomonic

adjective
pa·tho·gno·mon·ic | \ˌpa-thə(g)-nō-ˈmä-nik \

Definition of pathognomonic 

: distinctively characteristic of a particular disease

First Known Use of pathognomonic

1625, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pathognomonic

Greek pathognōmonikos, from path- + gnōmonikos fit to judge, from gnōmōn interpreter; akin to Greek gignōskein to know — more at know

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pathognomonic

adjective
pa·tho·gno·mon·ic | \ˌpath-ə(g)-nō-ˈmän-ik \

Medical Definition of pathognomonic 

: distinctively characteristic of a particular disease or condition erosions, which are virtually pathognomonic of GERD— Barbara Baker

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