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symptomatology

 [simp″to-mah-tol´ah-je]
1. the branch of medicine dealing with symptoms.
2. the combined symptoms of a disease.

semiology

also

semeiology

(sē′mē-ŏl′ə-jē, sĕm′ē-, sē′mī-)
n.
Symptomatology.

se′mi·ol′o·gist n.

semiology

(sē″mē-ol′ŏ-jē, sem″ē-) [Gr. sēmeion, sign + -logy]
1. Semiotics.
2. Symptomatology (2).
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Beyond or before those meanings which interest semiologists, the writer's language has a "rustle" (bruissement) to it which emanates from the multiple sites of his pleasures.
28) is devoted entirely to the work of Romanian semiologists in the "theory and practice of reception.
Clark had in mind when he remarked, "The semiologists are frozen in the triumph of their prearranged moments of vision.
Inflexible semiologists talk about the "contamination" of the word when they speak of polysemy, meaning the disconcerting synonyms, the analogies, the varied connotations which disrupt the nature and functioning of every word.