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[mass noun] The systematic description of diseases.
- ‘Hippocratic nosography viewed a membrane over the vagina as an abnormality, classing it with membranes that harmfully covered other orifices - the anus or the penis, for example.’
Mid 17th century: from Greek nosos disease + -graphy.
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