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differential diagnosis Syllabification: dif·fer·en·tial di·ag·no·sis

Definition of differential diagnosis in English:


The process of differentiating between two or more conditions that share similar signs or symptoms.
Example sentences
  • These questions pursue whether the autopsy provided clarification of differential diagnoses, confirmed major diagnoses, and provided information about treatment effects.
  • In conclusion, the differential diagnosis in renal allograft biopsy is quite broad.
  • These tumors are rare, but clinically should be considered in the differential diagnoses of cervical lesions.
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