semiology

noun se·mi·ol·o·gy \ ˌsē-mē-ˈä-lə-jē , ˌse-mē- , ˌsē-ˌmī- \

Definition of semiology

:the study of signs; especially :semiotics

semiological

play \(ˌ)sē-ˌmī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, ˌse-mē-ə-\ adjective

semiologically

play \(ˌ)sē-ˌmī-ə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē, ˌse-mē-ə-\ adverb

semiologist

play \ˌsē-mē-ˈä-lə-jist, ˌse-mē-, ˌsē-ˌmī-\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of semiology

Greek sēmeion sign


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semiology

noun se·mi·ol·o·gy
variants: or semeiology play \ˌsem-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē, ˌsē-mē-\

medical Definition of semiology

plural semiologies
:the study of signs: as

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