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mis·di·ag·nose

 (mĭs-dī′əg-nōs′, -nōz′)
tr.v. mis·di·ag·nosed, mis·di·ag·nos·ing, mis·di·ag·nos·es
To diagnose incorrectly.

misdiagnose

(ˌmɪsˈdaɪəɡˌnəʊz)
vb (tr)
1. to diagnose (an illness or problem) wrongly or mistakenly
2. (Medicine) to diagnose (an illness or problem) wrongly or mistakenly

mis•di•ag•nose

(mɪsˈdaɪ əgˌnoʊs, -ˌnoʊz, ˌmɪs daɪ əgˈnoʊs, -ˈnoʊz)

v. -nosed, -nos•ing. v.t.
1. to diagnose erroneously: to misdiagnose the nation's ills.
v.i.
2. to make an incorrect diagnosis.
[1925–30]

misdiagnose


Past participle: misdiagnosed
Gerund: misdiagnosing

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Conditional
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Translations

misdiagnose

vt
(Med) illnessfalsch diagnostizieren; patienteine falsche Diagnose stellen (+dat)
(= analyse wrongly) problem, situationfalsch diagnostizieren or einschätzen
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