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semiotic

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noun se·mi·ot·ic \-ˈät-ik\
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semiotics

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Medical Definition of semiotic

plural

semiotics

  1. :  a general philosophical theory of signs and symbols that deals especially with their function in both artificially constructed and natural languages and comprises syntactics, semantics, and pragmatics

semiotic

adjective

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