nosography

[ noh-sog-ruh-fee ]
/ noʊˈsɒg rə fi /

noun

the systematic description of diseases.

Origin of nosography

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

Related forms

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

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

nosography

[ nō-sŏgrə-fē, -zŏg- ]

n.

The systematic description of diseases.
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