Meaning of SEMIOSIS in English

SEMIOSIS

ˌsē]ˌmīˈōsə̇s, ˌse], ]_mēˈ- noun

( plural semio·ses -ōˌsēz\)

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek sēmeiōsis observation of signs, examination, from sēmeioun to observe signs + -ōsis -osis

: the process in which something functions as a sign to an organism

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