symptomatology

[simp-tuh-muh-tol-uh-jee]
Compare syndrome.

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

noun
  1. the branch of medicine concerned with the study and classification of the symptoms of disease
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Word Origin and History for symptomatology
n.

1798, from Modern Latin symptomatologia, from symptomat-, stem of symptoma (see symptom) + -logia (see -logy).

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symptomatology in Medicine

symptomatology

[sĭm′tə-mə-tŏlə-jē, sĭmp′-]
n.
  1. The medical science of symptoms.
  2. The combined symptoms of a disease.
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