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di·ag·nos·tic

 (dī′əg-nŏs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or used in a diagnosis.
2. Serving to identify a particular disease; characteristic.
n.
1. often diagnostics(used with a sing. verb) The art or practice of medical diagnosis.
2. A symptom or a distinguishing feature serving as supporting evidence in a diagnosis.
3. An instrument or technique used in medical diagnosis.

[Greek diagnōstikos, able to distinguish, from diagnōstos, distinguished, from diagignōskein, to distinguish; see diagnosis.]

di′ag·nos′ti·cal·ly adv.
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diagnostic

(ˌdaɪəɡˈnɒstɪk)
adj
1. (Medicine) of, relating to, or of value in diagnosis
2. (Biology) of, relating to, or of value in diagnosis
n
3. (Medicine) med any symptom that provides evidence for making a specific diagnosis
4. (Medicine) a diagnosis
5. (Biology) a diagnosis
ˌdiagˈnostically adv
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di•ag•nos•tic

(ˌdaɪ əgˈnɒs tɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or used in diagnosis.
2. serving to identify or characterize; being a precise indication.
n.
4. a symptom or characteristic of value in diagnosis.
5. a device or substance used for the analysis or detection of diseases or other medical conditions.
[1615–25; < Greek diagnōstikós derivative of diagignṓskein (see diagnosis)]
di`ag•nos′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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diagnostic

Used to describe a procedure or method that is undertaken to identify a disease or some other cause of symptoms.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.diagnostic - concerned with diagnosis; used for furthering diagnosis; "a diagnostic reading test"
2.diagnostic - characteristic or indicative of a disease; "a diagnostic sign of yellow fever"; "a rash symptomatic of scarlet fever"; "symptomatic of insanity"; "a rise in crime symptomatic of social breakdown"
characteristic - typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
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diagnostic

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Translations
diagnostický

diagnostic

[ˌdaɪəgˈnɒstɪk] ADJdiagnóstico
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diagnostic

[ˌdaɪəgˈnɒstɪk] adj [equipment, method, system] → diagnostique
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diagnostic

adjdiagnostisch; diagnostic test bayDiagnosestand m
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diagnostic

[ˌdaɪəgˈnɒstɪk] adj (gen) → diagnostico/a; (probe, X-ray) → a scopo diagnostico
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di·ag·nos·tic

n. diagnóstico;
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diagnostic

adj diagnóstico
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