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Noso- Words: “andronosia” to “nosology”,
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Words that include: noso-, nos-, nosero-, noser-, -nosia,
-nosis, -nosus, nosema- (Greek: disease, sickness).

A disease occurring more often in men.
Indifference to one’s own disease.
anosognosia, anosognosic:
The inability of a patient to recognize that he/she has a disease.
An animal disease (zoonosis) maintained in nature by animals and transmissible to humans; e.g., rabies, brucellosis. Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by Brucella (nonmotile-parasitic bacteria), characterized by fever, sweating, weakness, aches, and pains, and transmitted to man by direct contact with diseased animals or trough ingestion of infected meat, milk, or cheese, and is particularly hazardous to veterinarians, farmers, and slaughterhouse workers.
A disease of the fetus marked anatomically by a yellow staining of the peritoneum and pleura.
dermatonosology, dermonosology:
The classification of skin diseases.
An advantage by being ill; applies to secondary gratification received through neurotic illness.
A disease occurring more often in women.
A diseased state of the blood in which the quantity of fibrin is below normal.
Myopathy or a disease of the muscles.
An incurable mental depression accompanying a disease.
A disease or illness.
The study of what causes diseases.
The science concerned with the influence of climatic and environmental conditions on health and disease; also known as, geomedicine.
Hospital melancholia; mental depression observed in patients confined to a hospital for a long time.
An abnormal fear of hospitals.
1. Pertaining to the acquisition of a disease in a hospital or other health facility; used especially in reference to hospital-acquired infections and diseases.
2. Originating in a hospital; said of an infection not present or incubating prior to a patient’s admittance to the hospital, but generally occurring 72 hours after admittance. The term usually refers to patient disease, but hospital personnel may also acquire nosocomial infection.
A hospital (place for treatment of diseases).
nosogenesis, nosogeny:
Pathogenesis or the origin and development of a disease.
nosogenic, nosopoietic:
Pathogenic, pathogenetic; or that which produces a disease.
The geographic distribution of illness, including endemic and epidemic diseases.
One who keeps a written account or descriptions of diseases.
nosography, nosographic:
1. A written account or description of diseases.
2. The assignment of names to each disease entity in a group that has been classified according to a systematic nosolology.
3. A treatise on pathology or the practice of medicine.
Any disease due to or associated with poisoning.
nosologic, nosological:
1. A reference to the geography of endemic diseases.
2. The classification of diseases.
A specialist in the classification of diseases.
nosology, nosonomy, nosotaxy:
1. The science of the classification of diseases.
2. The study of diseases and, in particular, their classification, grouping, ordering, and relationship to one another; it includes the formulation of principles for differentiating one disease from another.
3. The classification of ill persons into groups, whatever the criteria for the classification, and agreement as to the boundaries of the group.