nosological /nos'euh loj"i keuhl/, adj.nosologically, adv.nosologist, n.
/noh sol"euh jee/, n.
1. the systematic classification of diseases.
2. the knowledge of a disease.
[1715-25; < NL nosologia. See NOSO-, -LOGY]

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