Related to analogism: analogy
an argument or reason based on analogy
a•nal•o•gism(əˈnæl əˌdʒɪz əm)
reasoning or argument by analogy.
Medicine. diagnosis of a condition on the basis of its resemblance to other conditions.See also: Health
reasoning deductively, from a generalization to particular events.See also: Philosophy
the construction of a proportion.See also: Mathematics