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prog·no·sis

 (prŏg-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. prog·no·ses (-sēz)
1.
a. A prediction of the probable course and outcome of a disease.
b. The likelihood of recovery from a disease.
2. A forecast or prediction: a gloomy prognosis for economic recovery.

[Late Latin prognōsis, from Greek, from progignōskein, to foreknow : pro-, before; see pro-2 + gignōskein, gnō-, to know; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]

prognosis

(prɒɡˈnəʊsɪs)
n, pl -noses (-ˈnəʊsiːz)
1. (Medicine) med
a. a prediction of the course or outcome of a disease or disorder
b. the chances of recovery from a disease
2. any forecast or prediction
[C17: via Latin from Greek: knowledge beforehand]

prog•no•sis

(prɒgˈnoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
1. a forecasting of the probable course and outcome of a disease, esp. of the chances of recovery.
2. a forecast or prognostication.
[1645–55; < Late Latin < Greek prógnōsis foreknowledge. See prognostic, -sis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prognosis - a prediction about how something (as the weather) will developprognosis - a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
forecasting, foretelling, prediction, prognostication - a statement made about the future
financial forecast - a forecast of the expected financial position and the results of operations and cash flows based on expected conditions
weather forecast, weather outlook - a forecast of the weather
2.prognosis - a prediction of the course of a diseaseprognosis - a prediction of the course of a disease
medical diagnosis - identification of a disease from its symptoms

prognosis

noun forecast, prediction, diagnosis, expectation, speculation, projection, surmise, prognostication The physiotherapists' prognosis was that he might walk in six months.

prognosis

noun
Translations
ennusteprognoosi

prognosis

[prɒgˈnəʊsɪs] N (prognoses (pl)) [prɒgˈnəʊsiːz] (Med) → pronóstico m

prognosis

[prɒgˈnəʊsɪs] [prognoses] [prɒgˈnəʊsiːz] (pl) npronostic m

prognosis

n pl <prognoses> → Prognose f, → Vorhersage f, → Voraussage f

prognosis

[prɒgˈnəʊsɪs] n (prognoses (pl)) [prɒgˈnəʊsiːz] (Med) → prognosi f inv

prog·no·sis

n. pronóstico, evaluación del curso probable de una enfermedad.

prognosis

n (pl -ses) pronóstico
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It appeared that he had suffered some convulsion, some delirium, and that he had fallen; that the fall had accelerated his end, according to the prognosis of Frere Sylvain.
There were local tales of his having exerted his powers of prognosis, or perhaps you would say diagnosis; and it was said that in every instance the person whose friends he had warned had died suddenly at the appointed time, and from no assignable cause.
I requested our eminent friend to favor us with--I think the exact scientific term is--a Prognosis.
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BARCELONA, Spain, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrated Research(IR) today announced the forthcoming release of Prognosis 10.
Fitch maintained Macedonia's credit rating at BB+ and gave a positive economic prognosis.
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