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nosography

[ noh-sog-ruh-fee ]
/ noʊˈsɒg rə fi /
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noun
the systematic description of diseases.
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Origin of nosography

First recorded in 1645–55; noso- + -graphy

OTHER WORDS FROM nosography

no·sog·ra·pher, nounno·so·graph·ic [noh-suh-graf-ik, nos-uh-], /ˌnoʊ səˈgræf ɪk, ˌnɒs ə-/, no·so·graph·i·cal, adjectiveno·so·graph·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for nosography

nosography
/ (nɒˈsɒɡrəfɪ) /

noun
a written classification and description of various diseases

Derived forms of nosography

nosographer, nounnosographic (ˌnɒsəˈɡræfɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for nosography

nosography
[ nō-sŏgrə-fē, -zŏg- ]

n.
The systematic description of diseases.
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