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a combining form meaning “disease,” used in the formation of compound words: nosology.
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Origin of noso-

Combining form representing Greek nósos disease, sickness, malady
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British Dictionary definitions for noso-

noso-

before a vowel nos-


combining form
diseasenosology

Word Origin for noso-

from Greek nosos
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Medical definitions for noso-

noso-

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Disease:nosology.
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