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nosology

[noh-sol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the systematic classification of diseases.
  2. the knowledge of a disease.
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Origin of nosology

From the New Latin word nosologia, dating back to 1715–25. See noso-, -logy
Related formsnos·o·log·i·cal [nos-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌnɒs əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectivenos·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbno·sol·o·gist, noun
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nosology

noun
  1. the branch of medicine concerned with the classification of diseases
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Derived Formsnosological (ˌnɒsəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivenosologically, adverbnosologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for nosology

n.

"study of diseases," 1721, from Modern Latin nosologia (perhaps via French nosologie), from noso- + -logy. Related: Nosological; nosologist.

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nosology in Medicine

nosology

(nō-sŏlə-jē, -zŏl-)
n.
  1. The branch of medicine that deals with the classification of diseases.nosonomy nosotaxy
  2. A classification of diseases.
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Related formsno′so•logi•cal (-sə-lŏjĭ-kəl) null adj.no•solo•gist n.
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