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symptomatology

 [simp″to-mah-tol´ah-je]
1. the branch of medicine dealing with symptoms.
2. the combined symptoms of a disease.

symp·tom·a·tol·o·gy

(simp'tŏm-ă-tol'ŏ-jē), Avoid the jargonistic substitution of this word for medical history or symptoms.
1. The science of the symptoms of disease, their production, and the indications they furnish.
2. The aggregate of symptoms of a disease.
[symptom + G. logos, study]

symptomatology

(sĭm′tə-mə-tŏl′ə-jē, sĭmp′-)
n.
1. The medical science of symptoms.
2. The combined symptoms of a disease.

symp′to·mat′o·log′i·cal (-măt′l-ŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
symp′to·mat′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.

symp·tom·a·tol·o·gy

(simp'tŏ-mă-tol'ŏ-jē)
1. The science of the symptoms of disease, their production, and the indications they furnish.
2. The aggregate of symptoms of a disease.
[G. symptōma, symptom + G. logos, study]

symptomatology

1. The symptomatic features of particular disease or of a particular case of a disease.
2. The study of symptoms and their relation to disease.

symp·tom·a·tol·o·gy

(simp'tŏ-mă-tol'ŏ-jē)
Science of disease symptoms, production, and indications.
[G. symptōma, symptom + G. logos, study]
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