Dictionary.com

pathognomy

[ puh-thog-nuh-mee ]
/ pəˈθɒg nə mi /
Save This Word!

noun Medicine/Medical.
the study of the symptoms or characteristics of a disease; diagnosis.
QUIZ
GOOSES. GEESES. I WANT THIS QUIZ ON PLURAL NOUNS!
Test how much you really know about regular and irregular plural nouns with this quiz.
Question 1 of 9
Which of the following nouns has an irregular plural form?

Origin of pathognomy

First recorded in 1785–95; pathognomon(ic) + -y3
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use pathognomy in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for pathognomy

pathognomy
/ (pəˈθɒɡnəmɪ) /

noun
study or knowledge of the passions or emotions or their manifestations

Word Origin for pathognomy

C18: from patho- + -gnomy, as in physiognomy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK