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no·sol·o·gy

(nō-sol'ŏ-jē),
The science of classification of diseases.
Synonym(s): nosonomy, nosotaxy
[noso- + G. logos, study]

nosology

/no·sol·o·gy/ (no-sol´ah-je) the science of the classification of diseases.nosolog´ic

nosology

(nō-sŏl′ə-jē, -zŏl′-)
n. pl. nosolo·gies
1. The branch of medicine that deals with the classification of diseases.
2. A classification of diseases.

no′so·log′i·cal (-sə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), no′so·log′ic (-ĭk) adj.
no′so·log′i·cal·ly adv.
no·sol′o·gist n.

nosology

[nōsol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, nosos, disease, logos, science
the science of classifying diseases. See also nomenclature.

nosology

(1) The branch of medical science that deals with orderly relationships among diseases or classifications of disease.
(2) A scientific or theoretical system for classification of disease.
(3) A description of the characteristics of a particular disease or syndrome.

nosology

Informatics The branch of medical science that deals with orderly relationships among or classifications of disease. See Composite clinical data dictionary.

no·sol·o·gy

(nō-sol'ŏ-jē)
1. The science of classification of diseases.
2. Classification of sick people into groups, whatever the criteria for the classification, and agreement as to the boundaries of the groups.
Synonym(s): nosonomy, nosotaxy.
[noso- + G. logos, study]

nosology

The science of the classification of diseases. There have been suggestions that nosology may sometimes be influenced by factors other than the purely terminological and the need for accurate description. If, for instance, most mood disorders are actually a combination of anxiety and depression (see COTHYMIA), it is unsatisfactory to assert that these are two different diseases requiring different drug treatments. From the Greek nosos , disease.

nosology (nō·sˑ·l·jē),

n 1. a list or classification of diseases.
2. the branch of science that deals with the classification of diseases.

nosology

classification of patients into groups.
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The VZN program (acronym for Seven Nosologies Program) was segmented from the DLO.
This templet is dictated by the African personality construct idea of correct orientation which is the normalcy reference point of the Azibo Nosologies I and II.
Since it has no precedence in any of the Western-dominated DSM nosologies, which have a history of serving social control interests (Abdullah, 2003: Kirk & Kutchins, 2008), or culturally sensitive updates to them (e.
As its title suggests, his Nosology, or a Systematic Arrangement of Diseases, By Classes', Orders, Genera, a,d Species, with the Distinguishing Characters of Each, and the Outlines of the Systems of Sauvages, Linnaeus, Vogel, Sagar, and Macbride aspired to be the key to all nosologies (classifications of" human illness according to a Linnaean botanical model), for it provided synopses of all the major existing schemes.
com/research/b304e148/pricing_and_reimbu) has announced the addition of the "Pricing and Reimbursement in Russia - Big Pharma Take Advantage of Reimbursement for Costly Drugs Through the DLO's Seven Nosologies Program" report to their offering.
As a practical tool, then, the Azibo Nosology II is launched neither as a competitor nor usurper, inherently, of Eurasian nosologies or psychology.
For some nosologies, this figure is 10 times higher than in Western Europe and the US.