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 (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.


(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the classification of diseases
nosological, nosologic adj
ˌnosoˈlogically adv
noˈsologist n


(noʊˈsɒl ə dʒi)

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.


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


The branch of medicine that deals with the classification of diseases.
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In addition, the presence of a portable ultrasound device in the PDMS allows to determine certain nosologies on the spot, said Alexander Yakovchuk.
One of the difficulties with the Azibo nosology is [Azibo's] assertion suggesting the possibility of using both the Azibo nosology and Eurocentrically-developed nosologies together.
In the matter of neural networks, computational experiments for all nosologies listed in Table 1 required quite a lot of time and computing power.
Research Domain Criteria: toward future psychiatric nosologies. Dialogues Clin Neurosci.
Three international nosologies have been proposed for the diagnosis of MFS, the Berlin nosology in 1988, was purely based on the clinical phenotype.
--l'evolution des nosologies diagnostiques a partir du Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-II), tres Influence par la psychanalyse, jusqu'au DSM-5 qui se veut a-theorique, mais qui n'est toujours pas base sur des donnees objectives permettant d'etablir l'etiologie des maladies mentales.
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Third-party product (TPP) sales contracted by 19% y-o-y, as tenders under 7 nosologies federal program did not take place (namely, auctions for Velcade, which contributed 62% to TPP sales in 1Q12).
Thus, the nosologies are destined to remain arbitrary within the limitations of the existing science and are based on operational rather than theory-based diagnostic criteria [6,10,12,13].
In spite of significant progress in diagnosis and treatment of myocardial infarction (MI), this pathology is leading among other nosologies in the structure of mortality of adults.