misdiagnosis


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mis·di·ag·no·sis

 (mĭs-dī′əg-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. mis·di·ag·no·ses (-sēz)
An incorrect diagnosis.

misdiagnosis

(ˌmɪsdaɪəɡˈnəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
1. the act or an instance of misdiagnosing or being misdiagnosed
2. (Medicine) the act or an instance of misdiagnosing or being misdiagnosed

mis•di•ag•no•sis

(ˌmɪs daɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-siz)
n.
an incorrect diagnosis.
[1945–50]
Translations

misdiagnosis

n pl <misdiagnoses>
(Med: of illness) → Fehldiagnose f, → falsche Diagnose f
(= wrong analysis: of problem, situation) → Fehleinschätzung f

mis·di·ag·no·sis

n. diagnóstico equivocado o erróneo.
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