Definition of nosography in English:

nosography

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.’

Origin

Mid 17th century: from Greek nosos disease + -graphy.

Pronunciation:

nosography

/nōˈsäɡrəfē/