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1. pertaining to signs and symbols.
2. pertaining to the signs and symptoms of a disease.
3. pathognomonic. Also spelled semeiotic.
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, semeiotic (sē'mē-ot'ik, sem-ē-),
1. Relating to semiotics.
2. Relating to signs, linguistic or bodily.
[G. sēmeiōtikos, fr. sēmeion, sign]
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(sē′mē-ŏt′ĭk, sĕm′ē-, sē′mī-) also


(-ĭ-kəl) or


(sē′mē-, sĕm′ē-, sē′mī-) also


Relating to symptomatology.

se′mi·ot′i·cal·ly adv.
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, semeiotic (sĕ'mē-ot'ik)
Relating to signs, either linguistic or physical.
[G. sēmeiōtikos, fr. sēmeion, sign]
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