Definition of symptomatology in English:


Line breaks: symp¦tom|atol¦ogy
Pronunciation: /ˌsɪm(p)tə(ʊ)məˈtɒlədʒi
(also symptomology /ˌsɪm(p)tə(ʊ)ˈmɒlədʒi/)


[mass noun]
  • The set of symptoms characteristic of a medical condition or exhibited by a patient.
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    • All subjects underwent a thorough medical screening to exclude symptomatology or clinical evidence of hepatobiliary disease.
    • The recommendation that an incipient diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome should be considered after six weeks of characteristic symptomatology was taken out of context.
    • The first group of exercises in this chapter deals with current symptomatology and health care issues.

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