diagnostic technique

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Noun1.diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
medical diagnosis - identification of a disease from its symptoms
prenatal diagnosis - any of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality
cardiography, electrocardiography - diagnostic procedure consisting of recording the activity of the heart electronically with a cardiograph (and producing a cardiogram)
echocardiography - a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study to structure and motions of the heart
echoencephalography - a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study the anatomy of the brain
auscultation - listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
roentgenography, X-ray photography - radiography that uses X-rays to produce a roentgenogram
electromyography - diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders with the use of an electromyograph
mammography - a diagnostic procedure to detect breast tumors by the use of X rays
thermography - diagnostic technique using a thermograph to record the heat produced by different parts of the body; used to study blood flow and to detect tumors
procedure, process - a particular course of action intended to achieve a result; "the procedure of obtaining a driver's license"; "it was a process of trial and error"
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That's 100 times more sensitive than the most discriminating diagnostic technique available today, which relies solely on cultured bone marrow cells (SN: 6/2/90, p.
What ophthalmologists need, Weinreb explains, is an "accurate, reproducible and sensitive diagnostic technique that would allow both earlier diagnosis and earlier detection of progression.
Because of its unique properties, helium is critical to superconductivity research and essential to the performance of magnetic resonance imaging, an important medical diagnostic technique.
Borer, Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cornell Medical Center and chief investigator for the atherosclerosis trials being carried out at Cornell, "We are excited by the possibility of a non-invasive and accurate diagnostic technique for direct imaging of atherosclerotic lesions.
Magnetic resonance imaging is a rapidly growing diagnostic technique that provides images of body organs and tissues.
The study will employ a new diagnostic technique developed by UCLA researchers that combines the new imaging biomarker and positron emission tomography (PET).
The Diarrhea ACE Detection Test has a fast-acting multiplex PCR diagnostic technique to verify, simultaneously, a complex range of pathogens that cause diarrhea, including 10 bacteria {Salmonella spp.
Hahn says that LIBS is a widely used diagnostic technique for analyzing surfaces and gaseous streams.
Khojesta Qudrat, who has set up the Suffolk Clinic in Spencer Road, Earlsdon, uses the new Vega computer diagnostic technique to scan a wide range of health problems ranging from the heart and kidneys to food allergies and indigestion.
Using its own diagnostic technique and a relatively uncommon device for controlling hydraulic fluid contamination, the Findlay plant has seen downtime on its five large injection presses fall significantly.
The global prenatal and newborn genetic testing market by technology has been segmented as diagnostic technique and screening methods.
5%), previously found to be the most efficient diagnostic technique for spotted fever rickettsioses (27).

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