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no·sol·o·gy

 (nō-sŏl′ə-jē, -zŏl′-)
n. pl. no·sol·o·gies
1. The branch of medicine that deals with the classification of diseases.
2. A classification of diseases.

no′so·log′i·cal (-sə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), no′so·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
no′so·log′i·cal·ly adv.
no·sol′o·gist n.
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nosology

(nɒˈsɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the classification of diseases
nosological, nosologic adj
ˌnosoˈlogically adv
noˈsologist n
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no•sol•o•gy

(noʊˈsɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the branch of medicine dealing with the systematic classification of diseases.
2. a list or classification of diseases.
[1715–25; < New Latin nosologia. See noso-, -logy]
nos•o•log•i•cal (ˌnɒs əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
no•sol′o•gist, n.
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nosology

the branch of medical science that classifies diseases. Also nosonomy. — nosologist, n. — nosologic, nosological, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
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nosology

The branch of medicine that deals with the classification of diseases.
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Noun1.nosology - the branch of medical science dealing with the classification of disease
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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Thus, mental illnesses started to be understood as having an organic etiology and to be organized nosologically from this assumption (15).
Although Jakob had reported that Creutzfeldt's earlier case was a "nosologically very closely connected if not identical affection" (2), Creutzfeldt himself later reported that "his case did not bear any resemblance to the cases described by Jakob" (3).
However, this argument has been shown to be inapplicable given that (a) depression can be job-related as well and (b) the job-related character of a given condition is not nosologically discriminant in itself--a job-related depression remains a depression (Bianchi et al., 2015a, 2015c).