nosography


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no·sog·ra·phy

 (nō-sŏg′rə-fē, -zŏg′-)
n.
The systematic description of diseases.

no·sog′ra·pher n.
no′so·graph′ic (nō′sə-grăf′ĭk), no′so·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

nosography

(nɒˈsɒɡrəfɪ)
n
(Medicine) a written classification and description of various diseases
noˈsographer n
nosographic adj

no•sog•ra•phy

(noʊˈsɒg rə fi)

n.
the systematic description of diseases.
[1645–55]
no•sog′ra•pher, n.
nos•o•graph•ic (ˌnɒs əˈgræf ɪk) nos`o•graph′i•cal, adj.
nos`o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv.

nosography

the description of the symptoms and etiology of diseases. — nosographer, n.nosographic, nosographical, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
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