semiotic

noun

se·​mi·​ot·​ic -ˈät-ik How to pronounce semiotic (audio)
variants or semiotics
plural semiotics
: 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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“Semiotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/semiotic. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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