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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.
All classifications of knowledge, including library classifications and psychiatric nosologies, have been objects of contention because they ineluctably harbor tacit presuppositions of all kinds--e.
As a practical tool, then, the Azibo Nosology II is launched neither as a competitor nor usurper, inherently, of Eurasian nosologies or psychology.
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The reader of these essays experiences the vertiginous pleasures of moving between Scottish (and other) nosologies and the tautologies that compelled Wordsworth and continue to ensnare his readers (Goodman) and the uneasy eye cast by the British government on the United Irishmen, recognizing in the archive of spies' reports that to more literal minds might seem to explain unrest, rather an exemplification of the collective paranoia they sought to combat (Burgess).
His emphasis on the potential biases of such research, and the need for critical resources, such as standard nosologies, carefully defined population denominators, labels, and coding schemes, profoundly influenced my subsequent work on what I termed "science information management.
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.