Definition of diagnosis in English:
noun (plural diagnoses-ˌsēz)
- Many researchers have reported discrepancies between MRI diagnoses and diagnoses made during arthroscopic examination.
- The technique could eventually provide the basis for computerized medical diagnoses performed in the physician's office, they add.
- There an assessment nurse diagnosed an acute attack of rheumatoid arthritis and confirmed the diagnoses with blood tests for rheumatoid factor and ESR levels.
Late 17th century: modern Latin, from Greek, from diagignōskein 'distinguish, discern', from dia 'apart' + gignōskein 'recognize, know'.
This is a modern Latin formation from Greek, from diagignōskin ‘distinguish, discern’, from dia ‘apart’ and gignōskein ‘recognize, know’.
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