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prog·nos·tic

 (prŏg-nŏs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or useful in prognosis.
2. Of or relating to prediction; predictive.
n.
1. A sign or symptom indicating the future course of a disease.
2. A sign of a future happening; a portent.

[Middle English pronostik, prognosticating, omen, from Medieval Latin prognōsticus, prognosticating, from Greek prognōstikos, from prognōsis, foreknowledge; see prognosis. N., from Latin prognōsticum, omen, from Greek prognōstikon, from neuter of prognōstikos.]

prognostic

(prɒɡˈnɒstɪk)
adj
1. (Medicine) of, relating to, or serving as a prognosis
2. foretelling or predicting
n
3. (Medicine) med any symptom or sign used in making a prognosis
4. a sign or forecast of some future occurrence
[C15: from Old French pronostique, from Latin prognōsticum, from Greek prognōstikon, from progignōskein to know in advance]

prog•nos•tic

(prɒgˈnɒs tɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to prognosis.
2. predictive of something in the future.
n.
3. a forecast or prediction.
4. an omen or portent; sign.
[1375–1425; late Middle English pronostik < Medieval Latin prognōsticus < Greek prognōstikós of foreknowledge =pro(gi)gnṓs(kein) to know beforehand + -tikos -tic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prognostic - a sign of something about to happenprognostic - a sign of something about to happen; "he looked for an omen before going into battle"
augury, foretoken, preindication, sign - an event that is experienced as indicating important things to come; "he hoped it was an augury"; "it was a sign from God"
auspice - a favorable omen
foreboding - an unfavorable omen
death knell - an omen of death or destruction
Adj.1.prognostic - of or relating to prediction; having value for making predictions
prophetic, prophetical - foretelling events as if by supernatural intervention; "prophetic writings"; "prophetic powers"; "words that proved prophetic"

prognostic

adjective
Of or relating to prediction:
noun
A phenomenon that serves as a sign or warning of some future good or evil:
Idiom: writing on the wall.
Translations

prognostic

[prɒgˈnɒstɪk] Npronóstico m

prognostic

adj (form)prognostisch

prognostic

adj pronóstico
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