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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

/symp·to·ma·tol·o·gy/ (simp″to-mah-tol´ah-je)
1. the branch of medicine dealing with symptoms.
2. the combined symptoms of a disease.

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.

symptomatology

[simp′təmətol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, symptoma + logos, science
the science of symptoms of disease in general or of the symptoms of a specific disease.

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.

symptomatology

aggregate of all symptoms of a disease

symptomatology,

n 1., all of the subjective indicators of an illness.
2., the survey of symptoms with respect to how likely they are to correspond to specific homeopathic remedies. See also case taking; analysis; and materia medica.

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]

symptomatology

1. the study of the science of clinical signs.
2. the combined clinical signs of a disease.
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