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semiotic

 [se″me-ot´ik]
1. pertaining to signs and symbols.
2. pertaining to the signs and symptoms of a disease.
3. pathognomonic. Also spelled semeiotic.

se·mi·ot·ic

, semeiotic (sē'mē-ot'ik, sem-ē-),
1. Relating to semiotics.
2. Relating to signs, linguistic or bodily.
[G. sēmeiōtikos, fr. sēmeion, sign]

semiotic

/se·mi·ot·ic/ (se″me-ot´ik)
1. pertaining to signs or symptoms.

semiotic

(sē′mē-ŏt′ĭk, sĕm′ē-, sē′mī-) also

semiotical

(-ĭ-kəl) or

semeiotic

(sē′mē-, sĕm′ē-, sē′mī-) also

semeiotical

(-ĭ-kəl)
adj.
Relating to symptomatology.

se′mi·ot′i·cal·ly adv.

se·mi·ot·ic

, semeiotic (sĕ'mē-ot'ik)
Relating to signs, either linguistic or physical.
[G. sēmeiōtikos, fr. sēmeion, sign]
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