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1. the branch of medicine dealing with symptoms.
2. the combined symptoms of a disease.
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(sē′mē-ŏl′ə-jē, sĕm′ē-, sē′mī-)

se′mi·ol′o·gist n.
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(sē″mē-ol′ŏ-jē, sem″ē-) [Gr. sēmeion, sign + -logy]
1. Semiotics.
2. Symptomatology (2).
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The present research was conducted to explore the impact of cancer related fatigue on the psychological semiology including hopelessness, symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress among cancer patients.
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In the late 19th century, Swiss linguist Ferdinand de Saussure founded the discipline of semiotics (or semiology in de Saussure's terminology).
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She explores different views of traditional performances in African drama before decrying the lack of studies on semiology and Cameroon drama, thereby emphasizing the relevance of her study.