TITLE

physiognomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1666
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Several definitions of the medical term physiognomy are presented. The term refers to the assumed ability to diagnose a disease or illness based on the appearance and expression on the face. It also means the countenance. It originates from the Greek word "physis" which means nature and "gnomon" which means a judge. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
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21240866

 

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