Definition of Nosology

1. Noun. The branch of medical science dealing with the classification of disease.

Exact synonyms: Diagnostics
Generic synonyms: Medical Specialty, Medicine
Derivative terms: Diagnostician



Definition of Nosology

1. n. A systematic arrangement, or classification, of diseases.

Definition of Nosology

1. Noun. A treatise or written classification of diseases. ¹

2. Noun. The study of diseases; the systematic investigation or classification of disease. ¹

3. Noun. The characteristics or scientific understanding of a specific disease. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nosology

1. a classification of diseases [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Nosology

1. 1. A systematic arrangement, or classification, of diseases. 2. That branch of medical science which treats of diseases, or of the classification of diseases. Origin: Gr. Disease: cf. F. Nosologie. (04 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nosology

nosocomially
nosode
nosodes
nosogenesis
nosogenic
nosogeography
nosographer
nosographic
nosography
nosologic
nosological
nosologically
nosologies
nosologist
nosologists
nosology (current term)
nosomania
nosomycosis
nosonomy
nosophobia
nosophyte
nosopoetic
nosopoietic
nosotaxy
nosotoxic
nosotoxicosis
nosotoxin
nosotrophy
nosotropic

Literary usage of Nosology

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1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine by John Elliotson, Thomas Stewardson (1844)
"Methodical nosology.—I mentioned that one part of general nosology, ... It was in that year that the first methodical nosology was presented to the world. ..."

2. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1884)
"At all events, the nosology of Cullen, though it exhibits clear traces of his powerful ... "Hi» nosology will probably survive all his other works ; it is ..."

3. Vital Statistics: An Introduction to the Science of Demography by George Chandler Whipple (1919)
"nosology. — The science of classifying disease is similarly called nosology. The purpose of nosology. — At one time it was thought that a knowledge of ..."

4. Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Character, Literary, Professional, and by Olinthus Gregory, Charles Jerram (1829)
"Dr. Good's " Physiological System of nosology, with a corrected and simplified ... The same professional critic speaks of this System of nosology, ..."

5. An Account of the Life, Lectures, and Writings of William Cullen by John Thomson (1859)
"Many of the other physicians here have heard of nosology, but few have studied it. ... These and other objections to the study of nosology, Dr Cullen has ..."

6. Diagnosis and Severity of Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence edited by Jack D. Blaine, Arthur M. Horton, Jr., Leland H. Towle (1997)
"COMPARATIVE nosology A principal focus of the work presented at the technical review was the comparative nosology of the principal diagnostic ..."

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