nosologist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

nosology +‎ -ist

Noun[edit]

nosologist (plural nosologists)

  1. One who studies diseases.
    • 2008 March 17, Janet Maslin, “The Case for Another Drug War, Against Pharmaceutical Marketers’ Dirty Tactics”, in New York Times[1]:
      Disagreeing with Iowa’s nosologist, Ms. Petersen says the lethal consequences of overprescribed or misprescribed drugs are too readily accepted as “natural” death.