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1. Of, relating to, or used in a diagnosis.
2. Serving to identify a particular disease; characteristic.
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.]
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(Medicine) (functioning as singular) the art or practice of diagnosis, esp of diseases
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di•ag•nos•tics(ˈdaɪ əgˈnɒs tɪks)
n. (used with a sing. v.)
the discipline or practice of diagnosis.
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the branch of medical science that deals with diagnosis.See also: Medical Specialties
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n sing or pl → Diagnose f; diagnostics program (Comput) → Diagnoseprogramm nt
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