diagnosis
I noun analysis, appreciation of differences, assay, breakdown, careful appreciation, categorization, category, classification, classificatory description, conclusion, critical appraisal, critical scrutiny, critique, designation, differentiation, discernment, discretion, discriminating judgment, discrimination, estimation, interpretation, judgment, perception of difference, scientific determination, specification, symptomatology associated concepts: faulty diagnosis, malpractice II index construction, determination, judgment (discernment), recognition

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  • diagnosis — diagnosis, prognosis should perhaps be called near synonyms; but they can be confused because both are employed in a specific medical sense with clear, sharp implications that are often carried over into their general and extended use. Diagnosis… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Diagnosis — Di ag*no sis, n.; pl. {Diagnoses}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to distinguish; dia through, asunder + ? to know. See {Know}.] 1. (Med.) The art or act of recognizing the presence of disease from its signs or symptoms, and deciding as to its character; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diagnosis — (plural diagnosis) sustantivo femenino 1. Área: medicina Identificación de una enfermedad por los síntomas y signos que le son propios: Hacer una diagnosis es uno de los ejercicios prácticos de patología. Sinónimo: diagnóstico …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • diagnosis — [dī΄əg nō′sis] n. pl. diagnoses [dī΄əg nō′sēz΄] [ModL < Gr diagnōsis, a distinguishing < diagignōskein, to distinguish: see DIA & GNOSIS] 1. the act or process of discovering or identifying a diseased condition by means of a medical… …   English World dictionary

  • diagnosis — 1680s, medical L. application of Gk. diagnosis a discerning, distinguishing, from stem of diagignoskein discern, distinguish, lit. to know thoroughly, from dia apart (see DIA (Cf. dia )) + gignoskein to learn (see GNOSTIC (Cf. gnostic)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • diagnosis — has the plural form diagnoses (pronounced gnoh seez) …   Modern English usage

  • diagnosis — [n] identification of problem, disease analysis, conclusion, examination, interpretation, investigation, opinion, pronouncement, scrutiny, summary; concepts 283,689 …   New thesaurus

  • diagnosis — (Del gr. διάγνωσις, conocimiento). 1. f. Acción y efecto de diagnosticar. 2. Biol. Descripción característica y diferencial abreviada de una especie, género, etc. 3. Med. diagnóstico (ǁ arte o acto de reconocer una enfermedad) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • diagnosis — ► NOUN (pl. diagnoses) ▪ the identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms. ORIGIN Greek, from diagign skein distinguish, discern …   English terms dictionary

  • diagnosis — /duy euhg noh sis/, n., pl. diagnoses / seez/. 1. Med. a. the process of determining by examination the nature and circumstances of a diseased condition. b. the decision reached from such an examination. Abbr.: Dx 2. Biol. scientific… …   Universalium

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