# PATHOGNOMONIC

adjective. 1. depicting a sign, indication, or a set of signs or indicators which is symptomatic of a particular physical or cognitive disorder and not correlated with other disorders. 2. with regard to that Rorschach inkblot test, designating indicators which point in the direction of maladjustment.

PATHOGNOMONIC: "The pathognomonic image was the most prominently factor in the analysis of his test results."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PATHOGNOMONIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pathognomonic/ (accessed January 17, 2020).
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