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prog·no·sis

 (prŏg-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. prog·no·ses (-sēz)
1.
a. A prediction of the probable course and outcome of a disease.
b. The likelihood of recovery from a disease.
2. A forecast or prediction: a gloomy prognosis for economic recovery.

[Late Latin prognōsis, from Greek, from progignōskein, to foreknow : pro-, before; see pro-2 + gignōskein, gnō-, to know; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]
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prognosis

(prɒɡˈnəʊsɪs)
n, pl -noses (-ˈnəʊsiːz)
1. (Medicine) med
a. a prediction of the course or outcome of a disease or disorder
b. the chances of recovery from a disease
2. any forecast or prediction
[C17: via Latin from Greek: knowledge beforehand]
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prog•no•sis

(prɒgˈnoʊ sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
1. a forecasting of the probable course and outcome of a disease, esp. of the chances of recovery.
2. a forecast or prognostication.
[1645–55; < Late Latin < Greek prógnōsis foreknowledge. See prognostic, -sis]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prognosis - a prediction about how something (as the weather) will developprognosis - a prediction about how something (as the weather) will develop
forecasting, foretelling, prediction, prognostication - a statement made about the future
financial forecast - a forecast of the expected financial position and the results of operations and cash flows based on expected conditions
weather forecast, weather outlook - a forecast of the weather
2.prognosis - a prediction of the course of a diseaseprognosis - a prediction of the course of a disease
medical diagnosis - identification of a disease from its symptoms
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prognosis

noun forecast, prediction, diagnosis, expectation, speculation, projection, surmise, prognostication The physiotherapists' prognosis was that he might walk in six months.
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prognosis

noun
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Translations
ennusteprognoosi

prognosis

[prɒgˈnəʊsɪs] N (prognoses (pl)) [prɒgˈnəʊsiːz] (Med) → pronóstico m
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prognosis

[prɒgˈnəʊsɪs] [prognoses] [prɒgˈnəʊsiːz] (pl) npronostic m
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prognosis

n pl <prognoses> → Prognose f, → Vorhersage f, → Voraussage f
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prognosis

[prɒgˈnəʊsɪs] n (prognoses (pl)) [prɒgˈnəʊsiːz] (Med) → prognosi f inv
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prog·no·sis

n. pronóstico, evaluación del curso probable de una enfermedad.
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prognosis

n (pl -ses) pronóstico
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I requested our eminent friend to favor us with--I think the exact scientific term is--a Prognosis. He took the purely material view which was only to be expected from a person in his profession.
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There were local tales of his having exerted his powers of prognosis, or perhaps you would say diagnosis; and it was said that in every instance the person whose friends he had warned had died suddenly at the appointed time, and from no assignable cause.
It appeared that he had suffered some convulsion, some delirium, and that he had fallen; that the fall had accelerated his end, according to the prognosis of Frere Sylvain.
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These tumours characteristically show better prognosis compared to most other gliomas, especially in the presence of certain features such as young age at presentation, good performance status at presentation and after surgery, frontal location,and combined loss of 1p/19q.2 1p/19q chromosomal co-deletion seems to not only be a marker of better prognosis but also signifies increased response to adjuvant therapy with selective drugs.3,4 Longer progression free survival (PFS) has been noted amongst patients who had been treated for a confirmed 1p/19q co-deleted OD, although improvement in overall survival (OS) has not been definitively established.
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