Related to analogism: analogy
an argument or reason based on analogy
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a•nal•o•gism(əˈnæl əˌdʒɪz əm)
reasoning or argument by analogy.
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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
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