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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PATHOGNOMON'IC, a. [Gr. passion or suffering, and to know.]
Indicating that which is inseparable from a disease, being found in that and in no other; hence, indicating that by which a disease may be certainly known; characteristic; as pathognomonic symptoms.

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Greek pathogn?monikos, from path- + gn?monikos fit to judge, from gn?m?n interpreter; akin to Greek gign?skein to know more at know Date: 1625 distinctively characteristic of a particular disease

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pathognomonic Pa*thog`no*mon"ic, a. [Gr. ? skilled in judging of diseases; ? a disease + ? skilled: cf. F. pathognomonique. See Gnomic.] (Med.) Specially or decisively characteristic of a disease; indicating with certainty a disease; as, a pathognomonic symptom. The true pathognomonic sign of love jealousy. --Arbuthnot.



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