Sem

Se*m"

(?), a. [F. sem, fr. semer to sow.] (Her.) Sprinkled or sown; -- said of field, or a charge, when strewed or covered with small charges.
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Se`mei*og"ra*phy

(s`m*g"r*f), or

Se`mi*og"ra*phy

(s`m*g"r*f), } n. [Gr. shmei^on sign + -graphy.] (Med.) A description of the signs of disease.
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Se`mei*o*log"ic*al

(?), or

Se`mi*o*log"io*al

}, a. Of or pertaining to the science of signs, or the systematic use of signs; as, a semeiological classification of the signs or symptoms of disease; a semeiological arrangement of signs used as signals.
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Se`mei*ol"o*gy

(s`m*l"*j or s`m*l"*j), or

Se`mi*ol"o*gy

(sm`*l"*j) }, n. [Gr. shmei^on a mark, a sign + -logy.] The study of signs as an element of communication; the analysis of systems of communication; -- also called semiotics. Specifically: (a) (Med.) The science of the signs or symptoms of disease; symptomatology. (b) The art of using signs in signaling.
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Se`mei*ot"ic

(s`m*t"k or s`m*t"k), or

Se`mi*ot"ic

}, a. [Gr. shmeiwtiko`s, fr. shmei^on a mark, a sign.] 1. Relating to signs or indications; pertaining to the language of signs, or to language generally as indicating thought.
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2. (Med.) Of or pertaining to the signs or symptoms of diseases.
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Se`mei*ot"ics

(s`m*t"ks), or

Se`mi*ot"ics

}, n. 1. The study of signs as an element of communication; the analysis of systems of communication; -- also called semiology.
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2. a theory of signs and symbols, including as branches semantics, pragmatics and syntactics. [RHUD]
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