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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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As all the patients convulsed during the hypnotic protocol, the psychologist documented the semiology of each one.
It is important to identify this fluid collection above the diaphragm and the recommendation is to evaluate other semiology signs to actually determine the presence of fluid inside the pleural space.
Glossary of descriptive terminology for ictal semiology.
4 This suggests a possible relationship between medullary strokes and CLH and also supports the idea that the semiology typical of CH can be secondary to pure central lesion located in the lateral medulla.
Diagnostics, first of all, should be referred on definition of the pathology demanding urgent operative intervention; bleedings of various localization; prelum of brain with hematoma or osteal fragments; it is necessary to consider possibilities of development of a coma owing to a shock, hemorrhages, serious hypoxia, a hypo/hyperglycemia which aggravate craniocerebral injures gravity, mask focal semiology.
In that context Simms develops the outline of a phenomenology that answers the linguistic challenge by reconceiving language through the unique semiology of the infant.
This contextual injunction represents a shift from form to meaning, marking the fusion of sign and context in aragi, and clearing the way for an analytical shift in emphasis from the semiotics of the signifier "aragi" to the semiology of "aragi the thing.
Lyall, with '"Here in Vienna': The Setting of Measure for Measure and the Political Semiology of Shakespeare's Europe" analyzes the poetic geography of Shakespeare's perception of the European space evinced in the play.
Thompson uses the definition of semiology (or semiotics) as the study of the life of signs and symbols in society to describe what he calls "barthesian paradoxical realism," and also notes Barthe's argument that a photograph lends itself to multiple ways of reading.
To explore these connections, advertisements will be analyzed through the theoretical framework of semiology.