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nosography

Syllabification: no·sog·ra·phy
Pronunciation: /nōˈsäɡrəfē
 
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Definition of nosography in English:

noun

The systematic description of diseases.
Example sentences
  • Hippocratic nosography viewed a membrane over the vagina as an abnormality, classing it with membranes that harmfully covered other orifices - the anus or the penis, for example.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Greek nosos 'disease' + -graphy.

Derivatives

nosographic

1
Pronunciation: /ˌnōsəˈɡrafik, ˌnä-/
adjective

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