symptomatology

noun
symp·​tom·​atol·​o·​gy | \ ˌsim(p)-tə-mə-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce symptomatology (audio) \

Definition of symptomatology

1 : the symptom complex of a disease
2 : a branch of medical science concerned with symptoms of diseases

Other Words from symptomatology

symptomatological \ ˌsim(p)-​tə-​ˌma-​tə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce symptomatology (audio) \ or symptomatologic \ ˌsim(p)-​tə-​ˌma-​tə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce symptomatology (audio) \ adjective
symptomatologically \ ˌsim(p)-​tə-​ˌma-​tə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce symptomatology (audio) \ adverb

Examples of symptomatology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There seems to be less durability of symptomatology, less requirement for oxygen. NBC News, 19 Dec. 2021 But in fact, the varying symptomatology of long Covid is a big problem in itself. Grace Browne, Wired, 4 Aug. 2021 Early on in the pandemic, medical professionals didn’t know what to make of the symptomatology of these Covid survivors and had no name for it. Ben Zimmer, WSJ, 1 Jan. 2021 But this is something that can be implemented during the lifespan and can really change the landscape of Alzheimer’s symptomatology. San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of symptomatology

1798, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Symptomatology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/symptomatology. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for symptomatology

symptomatology

noun
symp·​tom·​atol·​o·​gy | \ ˌsim(p)-tə-mə-ˈtäl-ə-jē How to pronounce symptomatology (audio) \
plural symptomatologies

Medical Definition of symptomatology

2 : a branch of medical science concerned with symptoms of diseases

Other Words from symptomatology

symptomatological \ -​ˌmat-​ᵊl-​ˈäj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce symptomatology (audio) \ or symptomatologic \ -​ˈäj-​ik How to pronounce symptomatology (audio) \ adjective
symptomatologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce symptomatology (audio) \ adverb

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