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 (sĭm′tə-mə-tŏl′ə-jē, sĭmp′-)
1. The medical science of symptoms.
2. The combined symptoms of a disease.

[New Latin symptōmatologia : Greek sumptōma, sumptōmat-, symptom; see symptom + Latin -logia, -logy.]

symp′to·mat′o·log′i·cal (-măt′l-ŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
symp′to·mat′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌsɪmptəməˈtɒlədʒɪ) or


(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the study and classification of the symptoms of disease


(ˌsɪmp tə məˈtɒl ə dʒi)

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


1. the branch of medical science that studies the symptoms of diseases.
2. the combined symptoms of a particular disease. Also called semeiology. — symptomatologic, symptomatological, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness


n. sintomatología, conjunto de síntomas que se refieren a una enfermedad o a un caso determinado.
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