symptomatology

[ simp-tuh-muh-tol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌsɪmp tə məˈtɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of medical science dealing with symptoms.
the collective symptoms of a patient or disease.

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Origin of symptomatology

1790–1800; < New Latin symptōmatologia, equivalent to Late Latin symptōmat- (stem of symptōma) symptom + -o- -o- + -logia -logy
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British Dictionary definitions for symptomatology

symptomatology

symptomology

/ (ˌsɪmptəməˈtɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with the study and classification of the symptoms of disease
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Medical definitions for symptomatology

symptomatology
[ sĭm′tə-mə-tŏlə-jē, sĭmp′- ]

n.

The medical science of symptoms.
The combined symptoms of a disease.
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