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Pathognomonick

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Pa'thognomonick. adj. [παθογνωμονικὸς, πάθος and γινώσκω.] Such signs of a disease as are inseparable, designing the essence or real nature of the disease; not symptomatick. Quincy.

He has the true pathognomonick sign of love, jealousy; for no body will suffer his mistress to be treated so. Arbuthnot.

Sources: Arbuthnot, John (227) · Quincy, John (60)

Attributes: Adjective (426) · Greek (126)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Pathognomonick." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: January 25, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=12846.



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