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CURRENT
Gnomos GNOME PATHOGNOMONIC PROGNOSIS
(medical extract)
~ GNOMO     or 
~ GNOMOS    id+ | TO JUDGE base on TO KNOW | 
~ GNOSIA    id+ | INTELLIGENCE|        sug> COGNOMEN 
~ GNORISIS  id+ | IGNORANCE | 
~ GNOME    id+ | little person or DWARF or PIGMY  
                 presumed to KNOW SECRETS | 
  etym> this complex of meanings is inherent in 
        PROGNOSIS  PATHOGNOMOMIC PHYSIOGNOMY and   
  its opp IGNOMOS found in IGNORANCE AGNOSTIC 
  IGNOMINIOUS AGNOMEN 
  med> hx> PHYSIOGNOMY was once a discipline 
           claiming that FACIAL SIGNS reflected 
  the HEALTH STATUS which in fact is to some degree 
  true as in the case of dysmorphic patients  
  such as those with facies of DOWN syndrome 
  med> hx> MUCH OF DYSMORPHOLOGY in CLINICAL GENETICS 
           SEEKS FACIAL SIGNS and rely on the 
  PHYSIOGNOMY to suggest the DIAGNOSIS 
  cont> sug> FACIES 
  
          

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