Definitions for diagnosisˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
di•ag•no•sis*ˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs(n.)(pl.)-ses
the process of determining by medical examination the nature and circumstances of a diseased condition. the decision reached from such an examination.
an analysis of the cause or nature of a situation.
an answer or solution to a problematic situation.
Biol. a precise description of a taxon.
Category: Biology, Taxonomy
Origin of diagnosis:
1675–85; < NL < Gk diágnōsis=dia(gi)gnṓ(skein) to discern, determine (dia-dia - +gignṓskein to know ) +-sis-sis
identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
diagnosis(noun)ˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs
the act of diagnosing
the diagnosis of diabetes; self-diagnosis
The identification of the nature and cause of an illness.
The identification of the nature and cause of something (of any nature).
A written description of a species or other taxon serving to distinguish that species from all others. Especially, a description written in Latin and published.
Origin: From diagnosis, from διάγνωσις, from διαγιγνώσκειν, from διά + γιγνώσκειν.
the art or act of recognizing the presence of disease from its signs or symptoms, and deciding as to its character; also, the decision arrived at
scientific determination of any kind; the concise description of characterization of a species
critical perception or scrutiny; judgment based on such scrutiny; esp., perception of, or judgment concerning, motives and character
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The determination of the nature of a disease or condition, or the distinguishing of one disease or condition from another. Assessment may be made through physical examination, laboratory tests, or the likes. Computerized programs may be used to enhance the decision-making process.
Translations for diagnosis
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a conclusion reached by diagnosing
What diagnosis did the doctor make?
- diagnose, siektebepalingAfrikaans
- تَشْخيصُ المَرَضArabic
- diagnósticoPortuguese (BR)
- die DiagnoseGerman
- تشخیص بیماریFarsi
- रोग की पहचानHindi
- تشخیص بیماریPersian
- موندنه، تشخيصل (دناروغۍPashto
- teşhis, tanıTurkish
- 診斷結論Chinese (Trad.)
- lời chẩn đoánVietnamese
- 诊断结论Chinese (Simp.)
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