- Medicine/Medical. characteristic or diagnostic of a specific disease: a pathognomonic sign of pneumonia.
Origin of pathognomonic
Examples from the Web for pathognomonic
Historical Examples of pathognomonic
The most pathognomonic symptom, however, related to his pulse.The Electric Bath
George M. Schweig
The manner of the progression is pathognomonic of the complaint.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
This sign should not, therefore, be regarded as pathognomonic.Scurvy Past and Present
Alfred Fabian Hess
The changes have been divided into suggestive, pathognomonic.
There is yet another sign which appears to be pathognomonic.
- pathol characteristic or indicative of a particular disease
Word Origin for pathognomonic
- Characteristic or symptomatic of a particular disease or condition.