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nosography Line breaks: nos|og¦raphy
Pronunciation: /nɒˈsɒɡrəfi/

Definition of nosography in English:

noun

[mass 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.

Derivatives

nosographic
adjective

Origin

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

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