Nosography
Nosography No*sog"ra*phy, n. [Gr. no`sos disease + -graphy: cf. F. nosographie.] A description or classification of diseases. [1913 Webster]

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  • nosography — [nō säg′rə fē] n. [ NOSO + GRAPHY] the systematic description of diseases …   English World dictionary

  • nosography — n. [Gr. nosos, disease; graphos, writing] A branch of pathology dealing with the description of diseases …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • nosography — nosographer, n. nosographic /noh seuh graf ik, nos euh /, nosographical, adj. nosographically, adv. /noh sog reuh fee/, n. the systematic description of diseases. [1645 55; NOSO + GRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • nosography — noun The systematic naming and description of diseases …   Wiktionary

  • nosography — 1. Assignment of names to each disease entity in a group that has been classified according to a systematic nosology. 2. A treatise on pathology or the practice of medicine. [noso + G. graphe, description] * * * no·sog·ra·phy nō säg rə fē …   Medical dictionary

  • nosography — n. systematic description of diseases …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nosography — no·sog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • nosography — no•sog•ra•phy [[t]noʊˈsɒg rə fi[/t]] n. pat the systematic description of diseases • Etymology: 1645–55 no•sog′ra•pher, n. nos•o•graph•ic ˌnɒs əˈgræf ɪk nos o•graph′i•cal,adj. nos o•graph′i•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • nosography — /nɒˈsɒgrəfi/ (say no sogruhfee) noun the systematic description of diseases. –nosographer, noun –nosographic /nɒsəˈgræfɪk/ (say nosuh grafik), nosographical /nɒsəˈgræfɪkəl/ (say nosuh grafikuhl), adjective –nosographically /nɒsəˈgræfɪkli/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • nosography — n. the systematic description of diseases. Etymology: Gk nosos disease + GRAPHY …   Useful english dictionary

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