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diagnose

Pronunciation: /ˈdaɪəgnəʊz; ˌdaɪəgˈnəʊz/

Translation of diagnose in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] [illness] diagnosticar* the doctor diagnosed her as epileptic el médico le diagnosticó epilepsia I was wrongly diagnosed no acertaron or se equivocaron con el diagnóstico
    Example sentences
    • Would this woman have been given such advice if her unborn child was not diagnosed as having the condition?
    • Pollyanna was just six weeks old when she was diagnosed as having the condition.
    • George was diagnosed with the potentially deadly condition days after his second birthday.
    1.2 [cause/fault] determinar, establecer*
    Example sentences
    • Doctors usually diagnose the disease after studying the symptoms, and excluding other possible causes.
    • The surgeon diagnoses the problem by barium enema or a colonoscopy and schedules surgery.
    • Generally speaking, a team that includes both a speech therapist and surgeon working together best diagnoses these problems.

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