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Definition of Nostology
1. [n -GIES]
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Literary usage of Nostology
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1. The Survival of Man: A Study in Unrecognized Human Faculty by Oliver Lodge (1920)
"For, in fact, this subject is at present very much in the position which zoology and botany occupied in the time of Aristotle, or nostology in the time of ..."
2. Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Classified and Arranged So by Peter Mark Roget (1911)
"nostology. V. be -aged &c. adj. ; grow -, get-' old &c. adj.; age; decline, wane; senesce. Adj. aged; old &c. 124; elderly, senile; matronly, anile; ..."
3. Archives of Surgery (1900)
"26 nostology, technical, i. 81 Nostrils, soreness of, i. 45 Numbness as distinct from anaesthesia, x. 15 „ of limbs, i. 345 ; xi. ..."