Origin of semiology
Examples from the Web for semeiology
Some patients show none or but few of the signs, while others run the gamut, so to speak, in the semeiology of dyspepsia.
Word Origin for semiology
1690s, "sign language," from Greek semeion "a sign, mark, token," from sema (cf. semiotic) + -ology. As "branch of medical science concerned with symptoms," 1839; as "logical theory of signs" from 1923. Related: Semiological.