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1. the branch of medicine dealing with symptoms.
2. the combined symptoms of a disease.




(sē′mē-ŏl′ə-jē, sĕm′ē-, sē′mī-)

se′mi·ol′o·gist n.


(sē″mē-ol′ŏ-jē, sem″ē-) [Gr. sēmeion, sign + -logy]
1. Semiotics.
2. Symptomatology (2).
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However, there are no semiological tools employed in this research document.
Contemporary with his semiological writings, Pasolini's subsequent filmmaking, from Il Vangelo through Medea (1970), sees him formulating a cinematic style in which the theorist's semiotics find articulation in the film director's own practice of "the written language of reality.
As I have emphasized, however, Tolkien's fictional works are not themselves myths--a stolen semiological system; they are novels that explore the various thefts of language that constitute mythic systems.
With this challenge in mind I have started theorizing the use of the semiological model for literary studies.
As Vattimo glosses this principle, the intelligible occurrences that constitute the history of Being (the totality of events that can be understood) are produced and generated by cultural tradition (traditio), or by semiological structures passed on from one generation to the next.
Semiological analysis suggests that the content of the myth underlying the acronym IMF seems to have four levels of meaning.
Moine then discusses Christian Metz' semiological model, in which genre is not only present in groups of films; there is also the set of linguistic codes within these films that make their texts recognizable as films of a certain genre.
The trajectory of Elvis Presley's career, from that of an obscure truck driver to international superstar, witnessed his manager and the record companies explore and exploit every medium, or semiological signifier--from the phonograph and the filmic image, to the live stage performances which responded to the desire of his fans for the real body of the star (the somatic) rather than the "simulacra and simulations" (Baudrillard) of his musical production.
The authors examine all aspects of the documentary using a semiological method, identifying three themes.
While this might be true of the Western traditions Jakobson and Halle are concerned with, nothing could be less true of the Indian poetic and semiological traditions.
8) Subjecting aragi to basic semiotic analysis, viewing it as a social and linguistic sign, prepares the way for a semiological investigation of its spatial dimensions and social meaning as a situated cultural form.
3) Myth, according to Barth, is a "second-order semiological system" (114), that is, communication built on previous chains of meaning that include "photography, cinema, reporting, sport, shows, publicity" as well as speech and written discourse (110).