nosology (plural nosologies)
- A treatise or written classification of diseases.
- The study of diseases; the systematic investigation or classification of disease.
- The characteristics or scientific understanding of a specific disease.
- 2003: Thomas Arnold [...] constructed a nosology of insanity explicitly on the basis of the Lockean philosophy of mind — Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason (Penguin 2004, p. 312)
the systematic investigation or classification of disease