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di·ag·no·sis

 (dī′əg-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. di·ag·no·ses (-sēz)
1. Medicine
a. The act or process of identifying or determining the nature and cause of a disease or injury through evaluation of patient history, examination, and review of laboratory data.
b. The opinion derived from such an evaluation.
2.
a. A critical analysis of the nature of something.
b. The conclusion reached by such analysis.
3. Biology A brief description of the distinguishing characteristics of an organism, as for taxonomic classification.

[Greek diagnōsis, discernment, from diagignōskein, to distinguish : dia-, apart; see dia- + gignōskein, gnō-, to come to know, discern; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]

diagnosis

(ˌdaɪəɡˈnəʊsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
1. (Medicine)
a. the identification of diseases by the examination of symptoms and signs and by other investigations
b. an opinion or conclusion so reached
2.
a. thorough analysis of facts or problems in order to gain understanding and aid future planning
b. an opinion or conclusion reached through such analysis
3. (Biology) a detailed description of an organism, esp a plant, for the purpose of classification
[C17: New Latin, from Greek: a distinguishing, from diagignōskein to distinguish, from gignōskein to perceive, know]

di•ag•no•sis

(ˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
1.
a. the process of determining by medical examination the nature and circumstances of a diseased condition.
b. the decision reached from such an examination.
2. an analysis of the cause or nature of a situation.
3. an answer or solution to a problematic situation.
4. Biol. a precise description of a taxon.
[1675–85; < New Latin < Greek diágnōsis=dia(gi)gnṓ(skein) to discern, determine (dia- dia- + gignṓskein to know) + -sis -sis]

di·ag·no·sis

(dī′əg-nō′sĭs)
Plural diagnoses (dī′əg-nō′sēz)
The identification by a doctor of a disease or injury, made by examining and taking the medical history of a patient.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diagnosis - identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenondiagnosis - identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
identification, designation - the act of designating or identifying something
blood typing - determining a person's blood type by serological methods
medical diagnosis - identification of a disease from its symptoms
uranalysis, urinalysis - (medicine) the chemical analysis of urine (for medical diagnosis)

diagnosis

noun
1. identification, discovery, recognition, pinpointing, detection Diagnosis of this disease can be very difficult.
2. opinion, result, verdict, conclusion, judgment, interpretation, prognosis, pronouncement She needs to have a second test to confirm the diagnosis.
Translations
تَشْخِيصتَشْخيصُ المَرَض
diagnóza
diagnose
diagnoosi
dijagnoza
diagnózis
sjúkdómsgreining
診断
진단
diagnóza
diagnoza
diagnos
การวินิจฉัยโรค
sự chẩn đoán

diagnosis

[ˌdaɪəgˈnəʊsɪs] N (diagnoses (pl)) [ˌdaɪəgˈnəʊsiːz] (= opinion, conclusion) → diagnóstico m (also Med)

diagnosis

[ˌdaɪəgˈnəʊsɪs] [diagnoses] [ˌdaɪəgˈnəʊsiːz] (pl) n [disease] → diagnostic m

diagnosis

n pl <diagnoses> → Diagnose f; to make a diagnosiseine Diagnose stellen

diagnosis

[ˌdaɪəgˈnəʊsɪs] n (diagnoses (pl)) [ˌdaɪəgˈnəʊsiːz]diagnosi f inv

diagnose

(daiəgˈnouz) , ((American) -ˈnous) verb
to say what is wrong (with a sick person etc) after making an examination; to identify (an illness etc). The doctor diagnosed her illness as flu.
ˌdiagˈnosis (-sis) plural diagˈnoses (-siːz) noun
a conclusion reached by diagnosing. What diagnosis did the doctor make?

diagnosis

تَشْخِيص diagnóza diagnose Diagnose διάγνωση diagnóstico diagnoosi diagnostic dijagnoza diagnosi 診断 진단 diagnose diagnose diagnoza diagnóstico диагноз diagnos การวินิจฉัยโรค tanı sự chẩn đoán 诊断

di·ag·no·sis

n. diagnóstico, diagnosis, determinación de la enfermedad del paciente;
computer ______ por computadora;
___ errorerrores de ___;
differential ______ diferencial, por comparación;
physical ______ físico, por medio de un examen físico completo.

diagnosis

n (pl -ses) diagnóstico; differential — diagnóstico diferencial; fad — diagnóstico or trastorno de moda; pre-implantation genetic — diagnóstico genético pre-implantacional or preimplantatorio
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